## What is the login for MathsWatch?

To log on to this please go to https://vle.mathswatch.co.uk/vle/ and you will then be able to login. Usernames for students are all of the form [school username]@ kirkhallam (for example [email protected]) and the password is “Fermat” (without quotation marks).

### Do pilots use Pythagoras?

Airplane pilots would use the Pythagorean theorem need to use when they are already flying torwards its destination. They use it by creating a triangle of all that space to figure it out what the missisng factor is to get the exact ground distance.

Is there a MathsWatch app?

If your School subscribes to the online MathsWatch resources and you have an android device, then this is the App you need.

## Who created MathsWatch?

Ken Smith at MathsWatch“Working with Duo Design we have developed a system that can take a written answer to a multi-step problem, analyse that answer and allocate marks just like an examiner would.

### What jobs use Pythagorean Theorem?

There are many relevant applications that require the use of the Pythagorean Theorem. Engineers and astronomers use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the paths of spacecraft, including rockets and satellites. Architects use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the heights of buildings and the lengths of walls.

How is the Pythagorean Theorem used in air navigation?

The Pythagorean Theorem is useful for two-dimensional navigation. You can use it and two lengths to find the shortest distance. The distances north and west will be the two legs of the triangle, and the shortest line connecting them will be the diagonal. The same principles can be used for air navigation.

Who invented MathsWatch?

AS-Level + GCSE.