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Bearings

In this workshsheet, students calculate bearings from the given angles.

'Bearings' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Curriculum topic:  Geometry and Measures

Curriculum subtopic:  Interpret and Use Bearings

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about bearings.

Bearing of B from A is 070° Bearing of B from A is 360 - 50 = 310°

Remember :

 

a bearing is the angle measured clockwise from North, and must have three digits

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 40°
Bearing of B from A = 
 ?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 74°
Bearing of B from A = 
 ?

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

y = 156°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 5°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 14°
Bearing of B from A = 
 ?

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 68°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 6°
Bearing of B from A = 
 ?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

y = 112°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 6°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 8°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

  • Question 1

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 40°
Bearing of B from A = 
 ?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
140
EDDIE SAYS
180 - 40 = 140
  • Question 2

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 74°
Bearing of B from A = 
 ?

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
074
EDDIE SAYS
Three digits needed, so not just 74.
  • Question 3

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

y = 156°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
204
EDDIE SAYS
360 - 156 = 204.
  • Question 4

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 5°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
175
EDDIE SAYS
180 - 5 = 175
  • Question 5

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 14°
Bearing of B from A = 
 ?

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
014
EDDIE SAYS
Three digits needed, so not just 14.
  • Question 6

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 68°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
112
EDDIE SAYS
180 - 168 = 112
  • Question 7

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 6°
Bearing of B from A = 
 ?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
006
EDDIE SAYS
Three digits needed, so not just 6.
  • Question 8

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

y = 112°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
248
EDDIE SAYS
360 - 112 = 248
  • Question 9

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 6°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
174
EDDIE SAYS
180 - 6 = 174
  • Question 10

In the following diagram, work out the bearing of B from A . 

x = 8°
Bearing of B from A = 
?

 

Just write the number in the text box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
172
EDDIE SAYS
180 - 8 = 172
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