# GCSE Maths

## Transformations

A transformation is a change in the size or position of an object in relation to something, usually a square ...

## Pythagoras

Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher and mathematician who came up with one of the most used theories about right-angled triangles. ...

Any four-sided shape falls into the category of being a quadrilateral. The only rule is that the four sides cannot ...

## Symmetry

Most people will have a general idea about when something is symmetrical. However, in mathematics, the definition of something having ...

## Bearings

Bearings are used for navigation purposes mainly, however, you will need a good understanding of them for this course. They ...

Geometry is a massive part of mathematics and deals with things like lines, angles and shapes. The basic ideas of ...

## Formulae

The difference between formulae and equations The difference between a formula and an equation is very subtle. They can look ...

## Simultaneous equations

Simultaneous equations are used when we are dealing with more than one equation that all use the same unknowns. Usually ...

## Equations

When we combine two different expressions and show them as equal to one another, we have an equation. An easy ...

## Factorisation

Factorisation basics By ‘factoring’ something, we intend to bring out common terms. So, basically, we wish to put an expression ...

What is algebra? Algebraic symbols are used to represent an unknown in many different types of equations. By putting in ...

Quadrants of a graph In mathematics, it is common to represent data from situations. This is often done with the ...

## Velocity-time graphs

Velocity-time graphs will give us a value for velocity in relation to time directly, but can easily be used to ...

## Speed

The units that speed is given in are always related to a distance and time. So we can give a ...

## Distance and length

We will begin by trying to understand the way in which length and distance are calculated and in what units. ...