Adult Numeracy, Functional Maths, and GCSE Resources

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Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N1/L2.3, Scale drawings

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

16 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Covers scale drawings (ruler required), ratios and direct proportion.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E1.3, MSS1/E1.4, MSS1/E2.5, MSS1/E3.5

Resource type: Cut and stick

Level: E1, E2, E3

A collection of worksheets asking students to cut out and put the items in order using a given criterion. More able students can measure the items.

Stewarding a Festival

Submitted by Amanda Kelly on Thu, 2015-10-22 20:03

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number

Context: Employment skills & Public services, Health and safety, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

A Functional Skills based project aimed at my Public Service students who are going to be on a Stewarding course. I linked some questions about rotas and timetables with a question about steward to crowd ratios to tie in with their short course.

Numeracy: Decimals, Functional Maths - number

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

12 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Covers money, large numbers, money conversions, subtracting decimals, ordering, and rounding.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

Numeracy: Fractions, Functional Maths - number

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

12 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
Covers estimating proportion / fractions, equivalents, and fractions of amounts.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

World Cup Ages (averages): answer sheet

Submitted by Judith White on Wed, 2015-10-14 16:46

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/L2.3, HD1/L2.4

Context: Sport

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A very useful answer sheet (in Excel) for the World Cup ages: mean median mode and range resource from Hamid Hamitoglu.

Judith says:I used World Cup ages: mean median mode and range very successfully yesterday (despite the fact that the ages of the England team are woefully out of date!).

L1-2 Maths revision pack - Functional Skills

Submitted by Samantha Dowd on Mon, 2015-10-12 15:48

Numeracy: Functional Maths

Resource type: Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

Level: L1, L2

I have created a small revision booklet on some of the topics that come up at Level 1 and 2 Edexcel Functional Skills Maths exams. This pack can be used for learners to complete self directed study or can be used alongside lessons. I have left it generic so can be adapted to suit different vocations.

What is a mean average?

Submitted by Janet Kinsey on Mon, 2015-10-12 15:14

Numeracy: Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing

Level: L1

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment

An interesting meld of description, investigation, paired discussion and tasks.
Ideal introduction to L1 averages – also useful at high E3.
Adapted from one page of Nikki Gilbey’s Data Collection and Averages – functional tasks (listed below under See also).

Plastic bag charge E3-L2 Functional Maths

Submitted by Geraldine Cruse on Mon, 2015-10-12 13:37

Numeracy: Functional Maths, General numeracy / maths

Context: News, Politics &Government items

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Very topical and challenging set of tasks based on a news report about the new 5p charge for plastic carrier bags introduced in England on October 5 2015.

Questions range from Entry 3 to high Level 2 and cover dates, large numbers, bar charts, averages, interpreting data in tables, mean average and percentages. It also challenges learners’ reading and English comprehension skills. Bar chart question requires graph paper or Excel.

Ratio and Ratio Sharing

Submitted by John Mensah on Sun, 2015-10-11 17:41

Numeracy: Functional Maths - number, N1/L1.7, N1/L2.3

Resource type: Handout or guide

Level: L1, L2

Useful help sheet / handout with worked examples and answers.

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