Distance between 2 points

Curriculum support20 mins£3

Key takeaways
Understand and apply Pythagoras’ theorem. 
Use Pythagoras to find the distance between two points. 
Derive the formula for finding the distance between two points
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

In today's class students will learn how to use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points on a coordinate axis. Students will then derive the formula for the distance between two lines.  Mr Hajghassem provides students the opportunity in this class to apply Pythagoras' theorem with a number of exercises.  

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Suitable for:

This class is for Maths students in Year 9-11 or S3-S5 who have a good working knowledge of Pythagoras and can now push their Maths skills to the next more advanced stage.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:

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