# Adult Numeracy, Functional Maths, and GCSE Resources

**777 resources**:

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**

No answer sheet.

This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

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. Topics include large numbers, percentages, fractions and the four operations.

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.

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

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.

6 very useful, multi-stage topic-based Functional Maths questions. (Each question has 2 or 3 parts)

Covers a wide range of skills including money, distance charts, conversion graphs, and percentages.

Ideal for assessment or revision.

**Editor’s note**

With answer sheet and suggested marks. This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

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.

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.

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.