# What tips do you have for doing well in maths GCSE, aiming for a 5. Detailed answer would be appreciated?

### Josh Prince

For maths in particular learning methods is how to do well, I would recommend doing lots of practice questions and making sure you understand how to do the majority of the topics for a 5

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#### How do you divide double numbers such as 659 divided by 32?

Very easily: 1)how many 32s fit into 6, see the answer is 0 remainder 6, then you move the remainder 6 onto the the second digit 5 to make 65 2)how ...

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The best way to approach this is to actually share your attempted answer. That way, I can go through what you've done and help out if anything is mi...

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#### Whatβs the sale price of a \$64 jacket with 20% discount?

Assuming that the full price is \$64, you need to work out 20% of 64. If you have a calculator, you can just o 64 x 0.2. If you need to work it out i...

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#### A recipe for a fruit cake uses sultanas and raisins in the ratio 5:3. How many grams of sultanas sho...

What we need to do is find out what one ratio is worth. To do that you do: You know that 150 grams of raisin is the same as '3'. To work out what '1...

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#### The line y=x+1 doesnβt intersect the circle (x-1)^2 + (y+2)^2 = k. Find the possible values for k?

I helped someone out with a similar question a few years ago. I tend to use it to explain this concept. Hopefully, this can help you with your quest...

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#### What is a linear sequence?

A linear number pattern is a sequence of numbers whose difference between all the terms is the same. For example: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5...

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#### Can you change 3:45 into the 24-hour clock?

3 pm is the 15th hour of the day, so using the 24-hour clock, it will be 15:45!

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#### Calculate the area of this triangle. 17 times 8 times 15. What is the answer and what do you do afte...

Iβm assuming the numbers you have given are the lengths of the sides. Then you use Heronβs formula. First u work out a given by equation s=(a+b+c)/2...