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Weekly Workout 4

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Express as an ordinary number:

\(4.32 \times 10^{-3}\)

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'The planks of my boat are three eighths of an inch thick'. Write \(\frac38\) as a decimal.

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Rearrange the following formula to make t the subject:

\(b=\frac{t}{3}-5\)

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The diagram show an irregular hexagon. Calculate the size of angle \(C\hat{D}E\) in degrees.

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A spinner can land on any one of four different colours. The probability it will land on red is 0.23, on blue is 0.27 and on green 0.3. What is the probability it will land on the fourth colour, yellow?

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Baxter draws the graph of the following function:

\(y=x^2-x-12\)

What is the x-coordinate of the point at which the graph crosses the x axis on the right size of the origin?

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On a sheet of A4 plain paper construct the triangle ABC using ruler and pair of compasses only. The side AB should be 13cm, AC should be 10.5cm and BC should be 5.9cm.

Use your pair of compasses and ruler to bisect the angle \(A\hat{C}B\) and mark the point D where this bisector meets the line AB. Measure the length of AD and show your construction to your teacher.

Exam-style questions designed for students targeting grades 4 or 5 of the GCSE(9-1) Mathematics examination.

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These Weekly Workouts are designed for students on Mathematics GCSE(9-1) Foundation level courses who are hoping to achieve one of the higher grades available. Each Weekly Workout contains 7 exam-style questions. The first six can be answered online but the seventh requires the student to draw something for their teacher to check. Each Workout can also be printed and they can be made to fit neatly onto one A4 page.

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