# N2/L2.8

Find percentage parts of quantities and measurements
(a) Understand that percentages can be worked out in different ways
(b) Know how to work out VAT
(c) Understand that the rate of VAT is set by government and is subject to change

## Breakfast cereal percentages

A challenging series of tasks based on food nutrition labels. Also covers ordering/comparing decimals, pie charts, extracting information from tables, etc.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
HD1/L2.2
AN N2/L1.4
N2/L2.8
N2/L2.9
N2/L2.10
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Health, Social care, Early years

## Le Bistro Numeracy

Le Bistro Numeracy provides great practice in converting money (Euros and Pounds) and working with money and percentages. With step by step examples / answer sheet.

Level
L2
Maths
MSS1/L2.1
N2/L2.6
N2/L2.8
Context
Catering Food Nutrition
Leisure Travel Tourism

## Mountain bike percentages

Lots of sequential practice working out percentage parts, increase, decrease and VAT. Three fill-in tables, all based on 4 large mountain bike posters.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
N2/L1.10
N2/L2.7
N2/L2.8
N1/L1.9
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport
Sport

## Level 2 car maths

Excellent practice with many Level 2 elements including fractions, decimals, percentages, ratio, converting measures, and using formulae.

Level
L2
Maths
MSS1/L2.6
N2/L2.6
N2/L2.3
N2/L2.7
N2/L2.8
N2/L2.9
N2/L2.10
AN N1/L2.3
AN N1/L2.4
Context
Motor vehicles & Transport

## Percentage problems

Provides practice with all L2 percentage curriculum elements (VAT, increase & decrease, evaluate one no. as % of another, %s of quantities & measurements). 1 page plus answer sheet.

Level
L2
Maths
N2/L2.7
N2/L2.8
N2/L2.9

A wonderful Level 2 themed assignment covering area, volume, formulae, averages, range, percentages, scale drawings and ratios.

Level
L2
Maths
HD1/L2.3
HD1/L2.4
MSS1/L2.10
MSS1/L2.8
MSS1/L2.9
N2/L2.7
N2/L2.8
AN N1/L2.3
Context

## You're in the money

A resource based on catalogues (Argos and Littlewoods) that works especially well with younger students. 2 versions, differentiated for Level 1 and Level 2. Covers addition and subtraction (money) and percentages.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/L1.1
N2/L1.5
N2/L1.8
N2/L2.8
Context
Independent living

## Jobs and salaries

A budgeting activity that is ideal for teenagers and will prompt plenty of discussion on the realities of managing money. Comes with salary cards, rent cards, supplementary cards, balance sheets and extra extension sheets on percentages. With full teaching notes and ideas for further customisation.
First written for a group of teenagers with motivational and concentration difficulties due to a range for reasons including dyslexia, ADD and autism.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
MSS1/L1.1
N2/L1.5
AN N2/L1.7
N2/L1.9
N2/L2.8
N2/L2.9
General
Autistic spectrum support
Dyslexia support
Context
Employment skills & Public services

## Percentages and fractions of quantities

Good worksheet with useful help on turning a percentage into a fraction to help solve real life problems.

Level
L1
L2
Maths
N2/L1.2
N2/L1.9
N2/L2.8

## Using formulae

Introduction, examples of everyday formulae and two pages of problems with answer sheet. Also provides useful practice in calculating percentages and working with large numbers.

Level
L2
Maths
N2/L2.7
AN N1/L2.4
N1/L2.2
N2/L2.8