Quadratic Queries

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Quadratic Queries

Quadratic equations and expressions crop up in all sorts of contexts. Each of the problems in this feature includes a quadratic element; we hope you find them intriguing...


Difference of Two Squares link

Difference of Two Squares live

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What is special about the difference between squares of numbers adjacent to multiples of three?

Pythagoras Perimeters link

Pythagoras Perimeters live

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

If you know the perimeter of a right angled triangle, what can you say about the area?

Mega Quadratic Equations link

Mega Quadratic Equations live

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What do you get when you raise a quadratic to the power of a quadratic?

System Speak link

System Speak live

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Five equations... five unknowns... can you solve the system?