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We hope you find this website useful and wish you the very best of success with N5 Maths in 2021. Please find below:

1. N5 Maths Theory in a Nutshell

2. N5 Maths Essential Skills

3. N5 Maths Mind Maps  

4. N5 Maths 180 Booster Papers

5. N5 Maths SQA Past & Practice Papers

6. Credit & Intermediate 2 Past Papers

7. N5 Maths Exam Check Lists

8. N5 Maths Online Study Pack – Students looking for a ‘good’ pass

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National 5 Maths Resources

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1. N5 Maths Theory in a Nutshell

Thanks to the SQA and authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Most of the Theory Guides below use actual SQA Past Exam questions to help your understanding. Self Reflection Guides to complement the below Theory Guides are available in the Online Study Pack.

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Theory Guide 1Appreciation & Depreciation Theory GuideTheory Guide 34Probability Theory Guide
Theory Guide 2Arc Lengths & Sector Areas Theory GuideTheory Guide 35Pythagoras Theory Guide
Theory Guide 3Area of a Triangle Theory GuideTheory Guide 36Pythagoras & Circles Theory Guide
Theory Guide 4Bearings Theory GuideTheory Guide 37Pythagoras (Converse) Theory Guide
Theory Guide 5Box Plots Theory GuideTheory Guide 38Quadratic Formula Theory Guide
Theory Guide 6Brackets Theory GuideTheory Guide 39Quadratic Functions Theory Guide
Theory Guide 7CAST Diagram Theory GuideTheory Guide 40Quadratic Graphs Theory Guide
Theory Guide 8Changing the Subject Theory GuideTheory Guide 41Quartiles Theory Guide
Theory Guide 9Circles Theory GuideTheory Guide 42Reversing a % Change Theory Guide
Theory Guide 10Circles (Fractions of) Theory GuideTheory Guide 43Scatter Graphs Theory Guide
Theory Guide 11Circles (Triangles Inside) Theory GuideTheory Guide 44SOH-CAH-TOA Theory Guide
Theory Guide 12Completing the Square Theory GuideTheory Guide 45Scientific Notation Theory Guide
Theory Guide 13Compound Interest Theory GuideTheory Guide 46Significant Figures Theory Guide
Theory Guide 14Correlation Theory GuideTheory Guide 47Similar Figures Theory Guide
Theory Guide 15Cosine Rule Theory GuideTheory Guide 48Simple Interest Theory Guide
Theory Guide 16Cosine Rule (Practice)Theory Guide 49Simultaneous Equations Theory Guide
Theory Guide 17Cumulative Frequency Theory GuideTheory Guide 50Sine Rule Theory Guide
Theory Guide 18Difference of Two Squares Theory GuideTheory Guide 51Sine Rule (Practice)
Theory Guide 19Discriminant Theory GuideTheory Guide 52Solving Quadratic Equations Theory Guide
Theory Guide 20Dot Plots Theory GuideTheory Guide 53Spread of Data Theory Guide
Theory Guide 21Factorising the Common Factor Theory GuideTheory Guide 54Standard Deviation Theory Guide
Theory Guide 22Factorising Trinomials Theory GuideTheory Guide 55Statistics Theory Guide
Theory Guide 23Five Figure Summary Theory GuideTheory Guide 56Stem & Leaf Diagrams Theory Guide
Theory Guide 24Fractions Theory GuideTheory Guide 57Straight Lines Theory Guide
Theory Guide 25Fractions (Algebraic) Theory GuideTheory Guide 58Surds Theory Guide
Theory Guide 26Functions Theory GuideTheory Guide 59Trigonometry & Triangles Theory Guide
Theory Guide 27Gradients Theory GuideTheory Guide 60Trig Equations Theory Guide
Theory Guide 28Indices Theory GuideTheory Guide 61Trig Graphs Theory Guide
Theory Guide 29Inequalities Theory GuideTheory Guide 62Trig Identities Theory Guide
Theory Guide 30Linear Relationships Theory GuideTheory Guide 63Trig Identities (Practice)
Theory Guide 31Nature of Roots Theory GuideTheory Guide 64Vectors Theory Guide
Theory Guide 32Parabolas Theory GuideTheory Guide 65Vectors (Practice)
Theory Guide 33Pie Charts Theory GuideTheory Guide 66Volume Theory Guide

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2. N5 Maths Essential Skills  

Thanks to Mr G Rennie for making the excellent resources below freely available. The Essential Skills Worksheets can be used to prepare for assessments, tests and exams. Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all 33 Essential Skills Worksheets below are available in the Online Study Pack.

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Essential Skills 1Multiplying Brackets - IndicesAnswersEssential Skills 16Using the DiscriminantAnswers
Essential Skills 2Completing the SquareAnswersEssential Skills 17Functional NotationAnswers
Essential Skills 3Simplifying Surds AnswersEssential Skills 18Equation of a Straight LineAnswers
Essential Skills 4Algebraic Fractions 1AnswersEssential Skills 19Simultaneous EquationsAnswers
Essential Skills 5Changing the SubjectAnswersEssential Skills 20Arcs & SectorsAnswers
Essential Skills 6Fractional IndicesAnswersEssential Skills 21Algebraic Fractions 2Answers
Essential Skills 7Difference of Two SquaresAnswersEssential Skills 22VectorsAnswers
Essential Skills 8Multiplying Brackets 1AnswersEssential Skills 23Reversing the % ChangeAnswers
Essential Skills 9Multiplying Brackets 2AnswersEssential Skills 24Simplifying IndicesAnswers
Essential Skills 10Factorising Trinomials AnswersEssential Skills 25The Sine RuleAnswers
Essential Skills 11Calculations with Fractions 2AnswersEssential Skills 26The Cosine RuleAnswers
Essential Skills 12Standard DeviationAnswersEssential Skills 27Circle Calculations (Pythagoras)Answers
Essential Skills 13Quadratic FormulaAnswersEssential Skills 28SimilarityAnswers
Essential Skills 14Rationalising the DenominatorAnswersEssential Skills 29Appreciation & DepreciationAnswers
Essential Skills 15Trig EquationsAnswersEssential Skills 30Quadratic Equations (Solving)Answers

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3. N5 Maths Mind Maps  

Thanks to the authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Mind Maps are an excellent diagrammatic way of organising key ideas or concepts from lessons/text books.

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Mind Map 1CirclesMind Map 12Quadratic Functions PowerPoint
Mind Map 2Circles PowerPointMind Map 13Scientific Notation
Mind Map 3Comparing DataMind 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

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4. N5 Maths 180 Booster Papers 

Thanks to maths180.com for making the excellent resources below freely available. Please use the below for revision prior to assessments, tests and the final exam.

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Booster Paper A1Solutions
Booster Paper A2Solutions
Booster Paper B1Solutions
Booster Paper B2Solutions
Booster Paper C1Solutions
Booster Paper C2Solutions
Booster Paper D1Solutions
Booster Paper D2Solutions

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5. N5 Maths SQA Past & Practice Papers 

Thanks to the SQA and maths180.com for making the excellent resources below freely available. Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all sixteen N5 Maths Past & Practice Papers below are available in the Online Study Pack.

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2019National 5Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2018National 5Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2017National 5Exam PaperMarking 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
2018N5 Practice Paper GPractice GAnswers G
2018N5 Practice Paper HPractice HAnswers H
2018N5 Practice Paper IPractice IAnswers I

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6. Credit & Intermediate 2 Past Papers 

Thanks to the SQA for making the excellent resources below freely available. N5 Maths replaced the Credit and Intermediate 2 courses although most of the topics are identical. The exam papers below will provide an excellent additional study resource.

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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
2007Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2007CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2006Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2006CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2005Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2005CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2004Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2004CreditExam PaperMarking Scheme
2003Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2003CreditExam PaperSolutions
2002Intermediate 2Exam PaperMarking Scheme
2002CreditExam PaperSolutions
2001Intermediate 2Exam PaperSolutions
2001CreditExam PaperSolutions
2000Intermediate 2Exam PaperSolutions
2000CreditExam Paper
1992 - 1997CreditExam Papers & Answers

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7. N5 Maths Exam Check Lists 

Thanks to the SQA and authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Please use the below for revision prior to assessments, tests and the final exam.

Check List
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Check List 1 - N5 Learning HERECourtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 2 - Whole Course (By Unit)HERECourtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 3 - Expressions & FormulaeHERE Courtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 4 - ApplicationsHERECourtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 5 - RelationshipsHERECourtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 6 - Formulae & Facts NOT given in the N5 Maths ExamHERECourtesy of Airdrie Academy Website
Check List 7 - Whole Course List of TopicsHEREExcellent check list for teachers & pupils to help track course progress
Check List 8 - Whole CourseHERE
N5 Maths Exam Formulae ListHERECourtesy of SQA

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8. National 5 Maths Online Study Pack 

Through step-by-step worked solutions to exam questions available in the Online Study Pack we cover everything you need to know about N5 Maths to pass your final exam.

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We hope you find this website useful and wish you the very best of success with N5 Maths in 2021.

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