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Understanding how to construct, work with and solve several types of equations is important to ensure your success in assessments, tests and exams.

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Exam Ques 1 (GCSE) | Simultaneous Equations |

Exam Ques 2 (GCSE) | Sim Eqns with a Quadratic |

Exam Ques 3 (GCSE) | Rearranging Formulae |

Exam Ques 4 (GCSE) | Forming & Solving Eqns |

Exam Ques 5 (N5) | Constructing Formulae |

Exam Ques 6 (N5) | Changing the Subject |

Exam Ques 7 (N5) | Equations & Algebra |

Exam Ques 8 (N5) | Simultaneous Equations |

Exam Ques 9 (N5) | Straight Line Equations |

Exam Ques 10 (N5) | Trig Equations |

Mind Map 1 | Straight Line Equations |

Mind Map 2 | Straight Line Eqns (PowerPoint) |

Mind Map 3 | Simultaneous Equations |

Mind Map 4 | Solving Trig Equations |

Mind Map 5 | Solving Trig Eqns (PowerPoint) |

PowerPoint 1 | Straight Line Equations |

PowerPoint 2 | Simultaneous Equations |

Video | Equations & Inequations |

Examples of exam questions involving equations are shown below.

(1) Using algebra, solve for x and y.

* 3x + 2y = 17*

* 2x + 5y = 4*

Source: N5 Maths, 2015, P1, Q11

(2) Show that *4x² + 44x – 153 = 0*

Source: N5 Maths, 2015, P2, Q14

(3) Solve for x where 0º ≤ x ≤ 360º

* 11cosx° – 2 = 3*

Source: N5 Maths, 2014, P2, Q12

Types of Equations you may be asked to solve include:

*Quadratic equations**Trig equations**Simultaneous equations**Straight line equations*

We cover everything you need to know about Equations here in the Study Guides.

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