This video is a complete walkthrough of completing the square and aimed at around grade 8/9 for GCSE maths …. please do
– stop the video
– work through the questions
– compare your solutions
I hope the video helps and please do leave a comment – thanks!
Download a copy of the questions here: QT Completing the Square
Download a copy of the written answers here: QT Completing the Square ANSWERS
Completing the square questions are usually non calculator, around 2 – 5 marks, and appear in all the main GCSE exam boards – Edexcel, AQA, OCR and Educas
Here’s the timeline:
0:30 General questions
8:55 Working with fractions
17:48 Coefficient of x squared
26:14 Solving in surd form
- Always work methodically and show your working
- Check your calculations
- Is it a reasonable answer?
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