# Adult Numeracy, Functional Maths, and GCSE Resources

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## Odd and even numbers post sorting activity

Submitted by Martyn Staines on Tue, 2016-01-12 22:25

#### Resource type: Cut and stick, Worksheet or assignment

Little starter activity for E2 learners to use odds and evens in a common real life scenario. Could be cut and stick or learners just write in numbers, for a quicker activity.

## Mobile phone packages - answer sheet

Submitted by Martyn Staines on Tue, 2016-01-12 18:07

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Editor’s note (Jan 2016)
This is an answer sheet for a resource written in 2007.

## Whale Watch Tours - E3-L1 Functional Maths

Submitted by Marion Martin on Thu, 2015-12-31 19:24

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A worksheet giving details of 4 different whale watching tours (times, cost, accessibility, activities, etc.).

This is followed by 4 different scenarios, each describing a family or group. Students must choose the best tour for each group and work out the costs. As this holiday activity is in Australia, the price are in \$AUD.

## Happy New Year - introduction to algebra

Submitted by Kath Blanchard on Wed, 2015-12-30 17:16

#### Resource type: Warm-up, Worksheet or assignment

An introductory PPT based task to find the value of the three words in ‘Happy New Year’, given certain values for each letter. This is followed up by a set of question cards on calculations with the letters of Happy New Year and an algebra worksheet with the same given values, using BODMAS.

## Functional Maths L2 Perimeter, Area and Volume - multiple choice worksheet

Submitted by Victoria Whitham on Sun, 2015-12-20 21:30

#### Level: L2

10 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
The focus is on perimeter and area but there is one volume question.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

## Functional Maths L2 Percentages - multiple choice worksheet

Submitted by Victoria Whitham on Sun, 2015-12-20 21:12

#### Level: L2

12 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Covers percentages of amounts, percentage discounts, recognising the correct calculation, percentage increase, interest rates, and more.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

## Black Friday & online Christmas shopping

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2015-12-09 00:44

#### Resource type: Reading comprehension, Worksheet or assignment

Based on two recent articles / surveys on Black Friday shopping, the main focus of this resource is Functional Mathematics but there is also an introductory page of English questions that check vocabulary, purpose of text and the ability to extract meaning from graphical material and captions.

This is followed by three pages of challenging differentiated questions for E3-L2 Functional Maths – all are based on the infographics within the text.

## Using timetables to plan a journey

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Sun, 2015-11-29 18:50

#### Level: E3, L1

Students regularly tell me they cannot read bus timetables and just wait for the next one to come along! This activity asks learners to find the most appropriate bus for my journey.
I print the timetables (pages 2-8) out enlarged to A3 and stick them to walls of my classroom.

Update (June 2016)
Answer sheet (and error report for one question) kindly provided by Ray Sheerin and Jay Hall, Aylesbury, Bucks, Adult Learning.

## UK Labour Market - interpreting infographics

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Thu, 2015-11-19 17:10

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) is a rich source of data, charts and graphs.In particular, infographics are becoming ever more popular. They can tell complex statistical stories in an easy to grasp manner but also open doors to further mathematical interpretation and investigation.

A set of challenging differentiated questions (E3 to L2+) based on a recent ONS infographic about the UK Labour Market from July-September 2015.

## Converting Time

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Mon, 2015-10-26 21:37

#### Level: E3, L1

A fill in the gaps worksheet for converting time between word formats; digital and analogue wording, 12 and 24 hour clocks.

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