# Adult Numeracy, Functional Maths, and GCSE Resources

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**2 resources**:This revision aid for L1/L2 (mainly L2) Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills maths gives a side-by-side comparison of perimeter, area and volume, the sort of units that would be involved with each and a worked Functional Skills example of each with a PAV mnemonic for remembering which is which. I have also looked through the last few years of Pearson Edexcel FS for the sorts of questions that require each one.

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**Editor's note**

Level

Level 2

GCSE L1-5

Maths

FM Complex multi-step problem(s)

FM L2.3 Evaluate expressions and make substitutions in given formulae in words and symbols

FM L2.16 Calculate perimeters and areas of 2-D shapes including triangles and circles and composite shapes including non-rectangular shapes (formulae given except for triangles and circles)

FM L2.17 Use formulae to find volumes and surface areas of 3-D shapes including cylinders (formulae to be given for 3-D shapes other than cylinders)

GCSE G14 (use units of measure)

GCSE G16 (area, volume)

GCSE G17 (circles, perimeter)

Area

Circles

Circumference

Perimeter

Volume

Context

Catering Food Nutrition

This is a handout for Functional Skills L1/L2 which talks about formulas, substitution and BODMAS (BIDMAS).

“Editor’s note*

It includes worked examples from past papers and useful tips and hints. Fully mapped to L2 FM and GCSE Maths 1-5

Level

Level 2

GCSE L1-5

Maths

FM Contextualised underpinning

FM L1.7 Follow the order of precedence of operators

FM L2.3 Evaluate expressions and make substitutions in given formulae in words and symbols

L2.12 Follow the order of precedence of operators, including indices

GCSE A1 (Algebraic notation)

GCSE A2 (Substitution)

GCSE A3 (Algebraic concepts & vocabulary)

GCSE A4 (Simplify & manipulate algebraic expressions)

GCSE A5 (Use & rearrange formulae)

AN N1/L2.4

General

Exam tips and help