6B 6/5/20 Maths (Introducing vertically opposite angles)

Exactly what it says in the title, today we are moving on to applying our knowledge of angles to identify missing angle sizes.
Three words you need to understand today: Vertical….Opposite…. Angles

BRONZE (Mrs Ahmed’s maths group)

SILVER (Miss Vega’s maths group)

GOLD (Mrs Hurt’s maths group)

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29 thoughts on “6B 6/5/20 Maths (Introducing vertically opposite angles)

  1. Gold:

    5. a) 133 degrees
    5. b) 73 degrees
    5. c) 52 degrees
    5. d) 16 degrees
    5. e) 81 degrees
    5. f) 23 degrees

    6) a=20 b= 20×3=60

    7) g=111 degrees f=28 degrees
    angle x and y are vertically opposite.

    8)right angle= 90 degrees
    30 degrees
    e=60 degrees
    g=60 degrees
    f=120 to check our work we add all of our angles together to 360 so our prediction is correct.


  2. Gold:


    I disagree with Amir because G is 60 ° not 30°. This is because, there is a angle which is 90, 30, 60 and 120 degrees.
    Calculation: 90 + 30 + 60 + 120 = 300

    Therefore the missing angle must be 60°.
    Calculation: 360 – 300 = 60
    Calculation: 120 + 90 + 60 + 60 + 30 = 360° (a full turn)

    • 6) a and b need to total the same angle as vertically opposite which is 80degrees.

      Your work seems incomplete where is 7 and Amirs reasoning question?

  3. 5)Work out the unknown angles.

    6)Angle b is 3 times the size of angle a

    7)Angle f is one quarter of the size of angle g
    Angle f is 28°
    The angles are vertically opposite because the angles opposite each other when two lines cross are always equal. In this question the angles are vertically opposite.

  4. 5)Angle a=133degrees

    I don’t understand how to solve b

    Angle c=52degrees

    Angle D=16degrees

    Angle e=81degrees

    Angle f=23degrees

    6)a=20degrees b=60degrees

    7)Angle x and y are not vertically opposite as angle g is 112degrees not 139degrees(which is the bottom angle).

    • Jessica, you did the same thing yesterday. I worry you’re unable to follow very simple instructions on the blog. Jessica is in MRS AHMED’S maths group…. this group is doing the BRONZE challenge.

      There’s a reason you can’t access the silver, follow the instructions you have been given repeatedly please.

  5. 1a)130 degrees
    2a)50 degrees
    3a)130 degrees
    4a)50 degrees

    B)a+b=180 degrees
    They are adjacent angles they will always add up to 180 degrees

    c+d=180 degrees
    c)a and c-they are the same 130 degrees .
    D)b and d-they are the same 50 degrees
    E) Vertically opposite angles equal the same amount of degrees
    A correct
    B correct
    C incorrect
    D correct
    E incorrect

    • Answer Mrs Jones questions Haya, you haven’t watched the video throughly enough. Look at the poster it explains how to vertically opposite angles have the same measurement.

  6. 3a) 29 degrees because I saw the other 29 and they were the same size saw was the top and bottom.
    3b) 132 degrees because as you can see there the angles are equivalent/the same so 48 x 2 is 96 plus 132 is 228,360 take away 228 is 132.
    4) Anie is wrong because not every vertical angles are equivalent in size, also you can tell they are not the same just by looking at it.
    5a) 133 degrees
    5b) 52 degrees
    5c) 73 degrees
    5d) 16 degrees

    • Good morning Aliko, well done with your maths today. It is alright however you need to be more specific and clearer with your explanations. Keep up the good work.

  7. Silver:

    a. Annie is correct because when both of the opposite angles share the same Vertex it means they are equal to each other

    • Good morning Anora, question 3 is correct however you have not completed the sentences on how you know this. Please have another go at question 4 and complete question 5 please.

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