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Exam-Style Questions on Loci

Problems on Loci adapted from questions set in previous Mathematics exams.

1.

GCSE Higher

Construct a locus of points that are the same distance from points A and B.

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2.

GCSE Higher

Construct a quadrilateral ABCD in which:

Use a ruler and compasses to find the point P that is same distance from BC and CD and is 7cm from A.

Find the length of PD in centimetres correct to the nearest millimetre.


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