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Please find below:

1. N5 Maths Past/Practice Papers

2. 100 N5 Exam Type Questions & Answers

3. Exam Questions by Topic

4. Credit & Int 2 SQA Papers (Additional Practice)

5. N5 Applications Unit Practice Assessment

6. N5 Expressions & Formulae Unit Practice Assessment

7. N5 Relationships Unit Practice Assessment

8. N5 Maths Prelim Practice

9. N5 Maths Home Page Topic Links – New

10. N5 Maths Mind Maps

11. N5 Maths PowerPoints

12. N5 Maths Videos

13. Maths Websites (Including Games/Puzzles)

14. Study Guides – For students looking for a ‘good’ Pass.

15. Recommended National 5 Maths Books


National 5 Maths Resources


1. N5 Maths Past/Practice Papers

Worked solutions to 10 N5 Exam Papers below in the N5 Study Pack

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Paper Type
Exam/Practice Paper
Marking Scheme
2016National 5Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2015National 5Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2014National 5Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2014N5 Specimen Paper 1Practice Paper 1Marking Scheme
2014N5 Specimen Paper 2Practice Paper 2Marking Scheme
2014N5 Practice Paper APractice AAnswers A
2014N5 Practice Paper BPractice BAnswers B
2014N5 Practice Paper CPractice CAnswers C
2014N5 Practice Paper DPractice DAnswers D
2014N5 Practice Paper EPractice EAnswers E
2014N5 Practice Paper FPractice FAnswers F


2. 100 N5 Exam Type Questions & Answers  

Exam Questions
Exam Ques 1 - 10Answers
Exam Ques 11 - 20Answers
Exam Ques 21 - 30Answers
Exam Ques 31 - 40Answers
Exam Ques 41 - 50Answers
Exam Ques 51 - 60Answers
Exam Ques 61 - 70Answers
Exam Ques 71 - 80Answers
Exam Ques 81 - 90Answers
Exam Ques 91 - 100Answers


3. Exam Questions by Topic 

Worked solutions to the N5 Exam Ques below in the N5 Study Pack

Topic Name
Topic Name
Topic 1Algebraic FractionsTopic 29Scientific Notation (N5)
Topic 2Angles Inside Shapes (N5)Topic 30Scientific Notation
Topic 3Arcs & Sectors (N5)Topic 31Similarity 1
Topic 4Area & VolumeTopic 32Similarity 2
Topic 5Bearings (N5)Topic 33Similarity 3
Topic 6Brackets & Equations (N5)Topic 34Simultaneous Equations (N5)
Topic 7Circles & Pythagoras (N5)Topic 35Simultaneous Equations 1
Topic 8Circles 1Topic 36Simultaneous Equations 2
Topic 9Circles 2Topic 37Simultaneous Equations 3
Topic 10Equations & AlgebraTopic 38Standard Deviation
Topic 11Factorising 1Topic 39Statistics (N5)
Topic 12Factorising 2Topic 40Straight Lines 1
Topic 13Fractions (N5)Topic 41Straight Lines 2
Topic 14FunctionsTopic 42Straight Lines 3
Topic 15Gradients & Straight Lines (N5)Topic 43Surds & Indices (N5)
Topic 16IndicesTopic 44Surds & Indices
Topic 17NumeracyTopic 45Triangles & Trig (N5)
Topic 18Percentages - Reverse Topic 46Trig Eqns & Identities (N5)
Topic 19Parabolas (N5)Topic 47Trig Graphs
Topic 20Percentages (N5)Topic 48Trig Graphs (N5)
Topic 21Percentages 1Topic 49Trig 1
Topic 22Percentages 2Topic 50Trig 2
Topic 23PythagorasTopic 51Trig 3
Topic 24Quadratics (N5)Topic 52Vectors (N5)
Topic 25Quadratic EquationsTopic 53Vectors
Topic 26Quadratic FormulaTopic 54Volume (N5)
Topic 27Quadratic GraphsTopic 55Volume 1
Topic 28Scatter GraphsTopic 56Volume 2


4. Credit & Int 2 SQA Papers (Additional Practice) 

Paper Type
Exam Paper
Marking Scheme
2015Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2014Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2013Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2013CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2012Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2012CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2011Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2011CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2010Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2010CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2009Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2009CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2008Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2008CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme



5. Applications Unit Practice Assessment 

ApplicationsCheck ListCourtesy of Zeta Maths
ApplicationsPractice Booklet 1
ApplicationsPractice Booklet 2
ApplicationsPractice Test 1
ApplicationsPractice Test 2
ApplicationsPractice Test 3


6. Expressions & Formulae Unit Practice Assessment 

Expressions & Formulae
Expressions & FormulaeCheck ListCourtesy of Zeta Maths
Expressions & FormulaePractice Booklet 1
Expressions & FormulaePractice Booklet 2 - Part 1
Expressions & FormulaePractice Booklet 2 - Part 2
Expressions & FormulaePractice Test 1
Expressions & FormulaePractice Test 2


7. Relationships Unit Practice Assessment 

RelationshipsCheck ListCourtesy of Zeta Maths
RelationshipsPractice Booklet 1
RelationshipsPractice Booklet 2 - Part 1
RelationshipsPractice Booklet 2 - Part 2
RelationshipsPractice Test 1
RelationshipsPractice Test 2
Outcome 1.2


8. N5 Maths Prelim Practice 

Paper One
Paper Two
N5 Prelim (Solns Included)Paper 1Paper 2
Revision 1Paper 1Paper 2
Revision 2Paper 1Paper 2
Revision 3Paper 1Paper 2
Revision APaper 1Paper 2
Revision BPaper 1Paper 2
Revision CPaper 1Paper 2
Revision DPaper 1Paper 2
Revision EPaper 1Paper 2
Revision FPaper 1Paper 2


9. N5 Maths Home Page Topic Links

Home Page Topic 1All CoursesHome Page Topic 45Numeracy
Home Page Topic 2AlgebraHome Page Topic 46Parabolas
Home Page Topic 3Algebraic FractionsHome Page Topic 47Percentages
Home Page Topic 4Angles & ShapesHome Page Topic 48Pie Charts
Home Page Topic 5AH MathsHome Page Topic 49PowerPoints & Videos
Home Page Topic 6AH Maths of MechanicsHome Page Topic 50Primary Teacher Maths
Home Page Topic 7AH StatisticsHome Page Topic 51Probability
Home Page Topic 8Arcs & SectorsHome Page Topic 52Pythagoras
Home Page Topic 9Applications AssessmentHome Page Topic 53Quadratic Equations
Home Page Topic 10Area of a TriangleHome Page Topic 54Quadratic Functions
Home Page Topic 11BearingsHome Page Topic 55Quadratic Formula
Home Page Topic 12Box PlotsHome Page Topic 56Quadratic Graphs
Home Page Topic 13BracketsHome Page Topic 57Quartiles
Home Page Topic 14Cast DiagramHome Page Topic 58Rationalising Denominator
Home Page Topic 15Changing the SubjectHome Page Topic 59Relationship Assessment
Home Page Topic 16CirclesHome Page Topic 60Reversing a % Change
Home Page Topic 17Completing the SquareHome Page Topic 61S1 & S2 Maths
Home Page Topic 18Compound InterestHome Page Topic 62Scatter Graphs
Home Page Topic 19Constructing FormulaeHome Page Topic 63Scientific Notation
Home Page Topic 20Converse of PythagorasHome Page Topic 64Significant Figures
Home Page Topic 21CorrelationHome Page Topic 65Similar Figures
Home Page Topic 22Cosine RuleHome Page Topic 66Simultaneous Equations
Home Page Topic 23Difference of Two SquaresHome Page Topic 67Sine Rule
Home Page Topic 24DiscriminantHome Page Topic 68SOH-CAH-TOA
Home Page Topic 25Dot PlotsHome Page Topic 69Standard Deviation
Home Page Topic 26EquationsHome Page Topic 70Statistics
Home Page Topic 27Expressions & FormulaeHome Page Topic 71Straight Lines
Home Page Topic 28FactorisationHome Page Topic 72Surds
Home Page Topic 29Factorising TrinomialsHome Page Topic 73Trigonometry
Home Page Topic 30FractionsHome Page Topic 74Trig Equations
Home Page Topic 31FunctionsHome Page Topic 75Trig Graphs
Home Page Topic 32GamesHome Page Topic 76Trig Identities
Home Page Topic 33GradientsHome Page Topic 77Trinomials
Home Page Topic 34GCSE MathsHome Page Topic 78Vectors
Home Page Topic 35Higher MathsHome Page Topic 79Vector Addition
Home Page Topic 36IndicesHome Page Topic 80Vector Components
Home Page Topic 37InequalitiesHome Page Topic 81Vector Magnitude
Home Page Topic 38Linear RelationshipsHome Page Topic 82Vector Pathways
Home Page Topic 39Maths WebsitesHome Page Topic 83Vectors & Scalars
Home Page Topic 40Mind MapsHome Page Topic 84Vector Subtraction
Home Page Topic 41National 5 MathsHome Page Topic 85Vectors 3-D
Home Page Topic 42N5 Lifeskills MathsHome Page Topic 86Vectors & Coords 3-D
Home Page Topic 43N5 Maths AssessmentsHome Page Topic 87Volume
Home Page Topic 44Nature of Roots


10. N5 Maths Mind Maps

Mind Map
Mind Map
Mind Map 1CirclesMind Map 12Quadratic Functions PowerPoint
Mind Map 2Circles PowerPointMind Map 13Scientific Notation
Mind Map 3Comparing Data Mind Map 14Scientific Notation PowerPoint
Mind Map 4Comparing Data PowerPoint Mind Map 15Standard Deviation
Mind Map 5FactorisingMind Map 16Standard Deviation PowerPoint
Mind Map 6Factorising PowerPointMind Map 17Straight Lines
Mind Map 7FractionsMind Map 18Straight Lines PowerPoint
Mind Map 8Fractions PowerPoint Mind Map 19Simultaneous Equations
Mind Map 9PercentagesMind Map 20Simultaneous Equations PowerPoint
Mind Map 10Percentages PowerPointMind Map 21Trig Functions & Equations
Mind Map 11Quadratic FunctionsMind Map 22Trig Functions & Equations PowerPoint


11. N5 Maths PowerPoints 

PowerPoint 1 Angles - Introduction PowerPoint 28Factorising - Common Factor
PowerPoint 2Angles - Corresponding & AlternatePowerPoint 29Factorising - Mixed Types
PowerPoint 3Area - Rectangle & TrianglePowerPoint 30Minutes to Decimals
PowerPoint 4Area - Rectangle, Triangle & CirclePowerPoint 31Multiplying Out Single Brackets
PowerPoint 5Area - ParallelogramPowerPoint 32Multiplying Out Double Brackets
PowerPoint 6Area - TrapeziumPowerPoint 33Percentages
PowerPoint 7Area - TrianglePowerPoint 34Percentages, Non-Calculator
PowerPoint 8Area - Rhombus & KitePowerPoint 35Percentages (% to Fractions & Decimals)
PowerPoint 9Area - Composite Shapes 1PowerPoint 36Percentages (10 Questions)
PowerPoint 10Area - Composite Shapes 2PowerPoint 37Percentages (Appreciation/Depreciation)
PowerPoint 11CirclesPowerPoint 36Percentages - Reverse
PowerPoint 12Circles - CircumferencePowerPoint 37PowerPoint (Mixed Topics)
PowerPoint 13Circles - Circum & AreaPowerPoint 39Prisms & Volume
PowerPoint 14Circles - Arc LengthPowerPoint 40Prisms (Sphere & Cone)
PowerPoint 15Circles - Sector AreaPowerPoint 41Quadratic Functions
PowerPoint 16Circles - Arcs & SectorsPowerPoint 42Scientific Notation
PowerPoint 17Circles - Symmetry Part 1PowerPoint 43Simultaneous Equations
PowerPoint 18Circles - Symmetry Part 2PowerPoint 43Speed, Distance & Time - Superbilly
PowerPoint 19Circles - Triangles insidePowerPoint 44Speed Formula
PowerPoint 20Comparing DataPowerPoint 45Squaring Out Brackets
PowerPoint 21Compound InterestPowerPoint 46Standard Deviation
PowerPoint 22Decimals to MinutesPowerPoint 47Straight Lines 2
PowerPoint 23Distance FormulaPowerPoint 48Straight Line Equations
PowerPoint 24Dot & Box PlotsPowerPoint 49Time Formula
PowerPoint 25Distance, Speed & Time GraphsPowerPoint 50Trig Functions & Equations
PowerPoint 26Distance, Speed & TimePowerPoint 51Volume of Solids 1
PowerPoint 27FactorisingPowerPoint 52Volume of Solids 2


12. N5 Maths Videos 

Video 1Algebraic FractionsVideo 9Indices
Video 2Arcs & SectorsVideo 10Percentages
Video 3BBC BiteSizeVideo 11Similar Shapes
Video 4Changing the SubjectVideo 12Straight Lines
Video 5Equations & InequationsVideo 13Surds
Video 6Exam Solutions (DLBmaths)Video 14Right Angled Triangles
Video 7FractionsVideo 15Vectors
Video 8Gradient


13. Maths Websites (Including Games/Puzzles)

Name of Website
Name of Website
Website 1Activity VillageWebsite 21maths dictionary
Website 2BBC GamesWebsite
Website 3ChessWebsite
Website 4Cool Maths GamesWebsite 24Maths on Track
Website 5Counton MathsWebsite - Create Worksheets
Website 6CrickwebWebsite - Bronze, Silver & Gold
Website 7Curve Stitching (PowerPoint)Website
Website 8Curve Stitching TemplateWebsite 28nrich
Website 9Dads Worksheets.comWebsite
Website 10Don StewardWebsite
Website 11Dot to Dot - Precision MeasureWebsite
Website 12Fun BrainWebsite 32protractor lesson
Website 13Health Benefits of Video GamesWebsite 33Sheffield Maths
Website 14hegartymathsWebsite
Website 15maths-games.orgWebsite 35superteacherworksheets
Website 16math-play.comWebsite
Website 17mathsticks.comWebsite 37The Daily Rigour
Website 18maths PickleWebsite
Website 19mathsisfun.comWebsite 39Woodland Resources
Website 20math-drills.comWebsite


14. N5 Maths Study Pack

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15. Recommended N5 Maths Books

The highly recommended National 5 Maths books below can be used with students to compliment the material on this website.

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TJ N5 Maths Text Book

This above can be used as a free-standing National 5 book for students, possibly in Secondary 4, 5 or 6, who have previously successfully completed a CfE Level 4 course, or equivalent.

  • TeeJay’s usual bight colourful pupil centred Textbook.
  • Each exercise is graded with the more problematic questions at the end.
  • National 5 Outcomes listed for easy reference
  • Contains a Chapter Zero that Revises the contents of TeeJays CfE 4+ Book.
  • Six Cumulative Home Exercises interspersed throughout the book.
  • Six Non Calculator Exercises throughout the book.
  • Each Chapter ends with a “Remember Remember” exercise as a summary.
  • The book ends with a Revision Chapter, consolidating the whole of the National 5 Course.
  • Contains a National 5 Specimen Paper 1 and Paper 2.


N5 Maths Success Guide

National 5 Mathematics Success Guide provides easy-to-use and value-for-money revision for all abilities and learning styles. Guidance on how the new National 5 course and assessments are structured is included. All the popular features of this tried and trusted series are retained in the new National 5 Guides.

• Colourful double-page spreads aid both comprehensive and revision planning
• Topics are broken down into small, easily managed sections, complemented with lots of diagrams and illustrations to aid retention
• Quick Tests and Top Tips help keep students focused on the exam’s precise demands
• Revision checklists help students to manage and track their progress in the lead up to the exam
• A glossary present all of the key terms and definitions essential for the exam


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