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1. N5 Applications Exam Worksheets by Topic – New

2. N5 Applications Questions & Answers by Topic 

3. SQA Applications of Mathematics Exam Revision Booklets 

4. N5 Applications of Mathematics – Past/Practice Papers

5. Further Worksheets on Applications of Mathematics

6. N5 Applications of Maths – BBC Bitesize

7. Finances in Real Life

8. N5 Applications of Mathematics – Further Resources

9. Mind Maps

10. PowerPoints

11. Videos

12. Maths Websites (Including Games/Puzzles)

13. Recommended N5 Applications of Mathematics Books

14. N5 Applications Study Pack – Students looking for a ‘good’ Pass.

 

National 5 Applications of Mathematics Resources

 

1. N5 Applications Exam Worksheets by Topic – New

Thanks to the SQA for making these available. Questions have been split up by topic for your ease of reference.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all the exam questions in the worksheets below are available in the N5 Applications of Mathematics section of the Online Study Pack.

Number
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1AreaAnswers14Precedence TablesAnswers
2Compound InterestAnswers15ProbabilityAnswers
3Container PackingAnswers16PythagorasAnswers
4Finances - Foreign ExchangeAnswers17RatioAnswers
5Finances - Hire PurchaseAnswers18Reading ScaleAnswers
6Finances - NI Tax CalculationsAnswers19Scale Drawing & BearingsAnswers
7Finances - SharesAnswers20Scatter GraphsAnswers
8Finances - Wages & OvertimeAnswers21Standard DeviationAnswers
9FractionsAnswers22Stem & Leaf DiagramsAnswers
10GradientsAnswers23Speed, Distance & TimeAnswers
11PercentagesAnswers24Time ZonesAnswers
12PerimeterAnswers25ToleranceAnswers
13Pie ChartsAnswers26VolumeAnswers

 

2. N5 Applications Questions & Answers by Topic 

Thanks to the SQA for making these available. Questions & answers have been split up by topic for your ease of reference.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all the exam questions below are available in the N5 Applications of Mathematics section of the Online Study Pack.

Type
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Marking
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Numeracy
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Finance
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Statistics
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Measurement
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Geometric
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Applications2019 P1Marking P1Q6, 10, 11, 12, 13Q2, 5Q3, 7Q1, 4, 9Q8
Applications2019 P2Marking P2Q1, 4, 10bQ1, 3, 4, 6, 9d, 10cQ7, 9aQ9b,cQ2, 5, 8, 10a
Applications2018 P1Marking P1Q5, 6, 8, 9, 10Q2, 7, 8Q3, 14Q1, 4, 9, 12Q11, 13, 15
Applications2018 P2Marking P2Q1, 4b, Q5a, 6, 9dQ1, 3, 8a,b, 10, 11bQ2, 4a, 8cQ7, 9a,b,dQ5b, 9c, 11a,c
ApplicationsSpecimen P1Marking P1Q1, 8, 9Q4, 6, 7, 11Q2, 5, 10Q1, 3, 13b,cQ12, 13a
ApplicationsSpecimen P2Marking P2Q1, 7c, 10a,bQ1, 5b, 6, 8, 10bQ3, 4Q2, 7a,bQ5a, 9, 10c
Lifeskills2017 P1Marking P1Q6Q2, 7bQ3, 5, 8Q1Q4, 7a, 9
Lifeskills2017 P2Marking P2Q5b, 7cQ2, 3, 5c, 6bQ4, 5d, 7a,bQ5a, 6a, 7cQ1, 8
Lifeskills2016 P1Marking P1Q3Q1, 4, 6, 7Q2Q3, 5Q6, 8, 9, 10
Lifeskills2016 P2Marking P2Q1, 2, 6c, 8a,bQ7, 8bQ3, 6a,bQ2, 4Q8c
Lifeskills2015 P1Marking P1Q1, 2, 5Q5, 6, 9, 10bQ1, 2, 3, 4, 8Q7, 8, 10a
Lifeskills2015 P2Marking P2Q1, 6a,bQ3, 4cQ5Q2, 4a,bQ1, 2, 3, 6c
Lifeskills2014 P1Marking P1Q5Q4, 8Q1, 7Q2, 6Q3, 9
Lifeskills2014 P2Marking P2Q4, 6Q2, 4, 5b, 7Q1Q3Q5a, 7
LifeskillsSpecimen P1Marking P1Q1, 2, 3, 7Q3, 6, 8Q5, 10Q4Q7, 9
LifeskillsSpecimen P2Marking P2Q1Q2, 4, 6Q3Q5

 

3. SQA Applications of Mathematics Exam Revision Booklets

Please find below, courtesy of the SQA, excellent exam focused revision booklets to help you prepare for the Applications of Mathematics exam.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all the exam questions below are available in the N5 Applications of Mathematics section of the Online Study Pack.

Booklet
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Booklet Type
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Link
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Applications of Mathematics - Booklet OneSQA Questions OnlyQuestions Only
Applications of Mathematics - Booklet TwoSQA Answers OnlyAnswers Only
Applications of Mathematics - Booklet ThreeSQA Questions & AnswersQuestions & Answers

 

4. N5 Applications of Mathematics  – Past/Practice Papers 

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all the exam papers below are available in the N5 Applications of Mathematics section of the Online Study Pack.

Year
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Paper Type
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Exam/Practice Paper
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Marking Scheme
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2019N5 Applications of MathematicsExam PaperMarking Scheme P1 & P2
2018N5 Applications of MathematicsExam PaperMarking Scheme P1 & P2
2017 (Aug)N5 Applications Specimen Paper 1Specimen P1Marking Scheme P1
2017 (Aug)N5 Applications Specimen Paper 2Specimen P2Marking Scheme P2
2017N5 LifeskillsExam PaperMarking Scheme P1 & P2
2016N5 LifeskillsExam PaperMarking Scheme P1 & P2
2015N5 LifeskillsExam PaperMarking Scheme P1 & P2
2014N5 LifeskillsExam PaperMarking Scheme P1 & P2
2014N5 Lifeskills Specimen Paper 1Practice Paper 1Marking Scheme P1
2014N5 Lifeskills Specimen Paper 1Practice Paper 2Marking Scheme P2

 

5. Further Worksheets on Applications of Mathematics

Thanks to the SQA, Larkhall Academy and authors for making the excellent resources below available.

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1Area & Volume20Pie Charts (Larkhall Acadamy)
2Basic Arithmetic - 15 Exercises (Larkhall Acadamy)21Precedence Tables - N5 Applications Exam Questions
3Bar & Pie Charts (Larkhall Acadamy)22Probability
4Bearings23Proportion & Ratio
5Circle - Introduction (Larkhall Acadamy)24Pythagoras - 1
6Composite Shape Problems25Pythagoras - 2
7Container Packing - N5 Applications Exam Questions26Pythagoras - 3
8Foreign Exchange (Larkhall Acadamy)27Reading Scales (Larkhall Acadamy)
9Fractions - 1 28Scatter Graphs (Larkhall Acadamy)
10Fractions - 229Speed, Distance & Time - 1 (Larkhall Acadamy)
11Fractions, Decimals & %'s - Problems30Speed, Distance & Time - 2
12Gradient (Larkhall Acadamy)31Statistical Diagrams
13Gradient & Tolerance32Standard Deviation
14Interpreting Data from Statistical Charts/Diagrams33Stem & Leaf Diagrams (Larkhall Acadamy)
15Multiplying & Dividing Numbers34Time Intervals (Larkhall Acadamy)
16Numeracy35Time Zones - Exam Questions
17Percentages - 136Volume - 1
18Percentages - 237Volume - 2
19Perimeter, Area & Volume - Problems38Whole Numbers & Decimals

 

6. N5 Applications of Mathematics – BBC Bitesize

Thanks to BBC Bitesize for making the excellent resources below freely available.

Numeracy Skills
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Financial Skills
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Statistical Skills
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Measurement Skills
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Geometric Skills
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Order of OperationsBudgetingRisk and its ImpactNavigationPerimeter and Area
MultiplicationIncomeStatistical DiagramsContainer PackingVolume
DivisionBest DealComparing Data SetsPrecedence TablesPythagoras
Negative NumbersCurrency ConversionsStandard DeviationToleranceGradient of a Slope
Distance, Speed & TimeSimple Interest
RoundingCompound Interest
FractionsSaving and Borrowing
Percentages
Ratio

 

7. Finances in Real Life

Thanks to award-winning independent website Nationwide Education for making the excellent resources below freely available.

Saving & Lifeskills 1 - Fact Sheet
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Saving & Lifeskills 2 - Fact Sheet
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Work Sheet
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Glossary of Financial Terminology
PayslipBanking Methods Fact Sheet FB7Compound Interest Work Sheet WB7
Bank Account StatementElectronic Banking Fact Sheet FB8Standing Order Work Sheet WB8
Household Monthly Budget SheetIncome Tax & National Insurance Fact Sheet FA2Percentages Work Sheet WB6
Mobile Phone BillEthical Spending Fact Sheet FD4Money Throughout our Lives Work Sheet WB5
Credit Card StatementFinancial Support Fact Sheet FA4Seeking Financial Advice Work Sheet WD4
Earning a Wage Fact Sheet FA1 Types of Debt Fact Sheet FC1Advertising & Branding Work Sheet WD5
Benefits Fact Sheet FA2 Benefits Fact Sheet FA3 Benefits Work Sheet WA1
Careers Fact Sheet FA3Careers Fact Sheet FA5
Forms of Payment Fact Sheet FB1, 4B2, FB3, FB4Forms of Payment Fact Sheet FB1, FB2, FB3, FB4Forms of Payment Work Sheet WB1
Currencies and Exchange Rates Fact Sheet FB5Exchange Rates Fact Sheet FD1Exchange Rates Work Sheet WD1
Financial Services Fact Sheet FB6 Managing Money Abroad Fact Sheet FB5
Financial Organisations Fact Sheet FB7Banking Methods Fact Sheet FB7
Personal Finance Documents Fact Sheet FB8 Personal Finance Documents Fact Sheet FB6
Budgeting Fact Sheet FB9Budgeting Fact Sheet FB11 Budgeting Activities Work Sheet WB2, WB3
Money Saving Tips Fact Sheet FB10 Money Saving Tips Fact Sheet FB9Saving & Borrowing Work Sheet WB4
Business and the Economy Fact Sheet FC1Tips for Managing Dept Fact Sheet FB10
The Credit Crunch Fact Sheet FC2The Credit Crunch Fact Sheet FC5
Insurance Fact Sheet FC2Insurance Work Sheet WC1
Giving to Charity Fact Sheet FD3 Giving to Charity Work Sheet WD3
Risk & Return Fact Sheet FC3
Business and the Economy Fact Sheet FC4
Local & National Taxation Fact Sheet FD2Local & National Taxation Work Sheet WD2
Business Enterprise Fact Sheet FA6Business Enterprise Work Sheet WA6

 

8. N5 Applications of Mathematics – Further Resources

Thanks to Newbattle High, BBC Bitesize and all authors for making the excellent resources below freely available.

Description
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Link
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Comment
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N5 Applications of Mathematics RevisionHERECourtesy of BBC Bitesize
N5 Lifeskills Key Facts BookletHERECourtesy of Newbattle High
Exam Revision QuestionsHEREAnswersCourtesy of Newbattle High
Practice Finance TestHEREAnswers
AVU Practice BookletHEREExcellent booklet for test/exam revision

 

9. Mind Maps

Mind Map
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Topic
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Mind Map
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Topic
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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

 

10. PowerPoints 

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Topic
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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 44Speed Formula
PowerPoint 19Circles - Triangles insidePowerPoint 45Squaring Out Brackets
PowerPoint 20Comparing DataPowerPoint 46Standard Deviation
PowerPoint 21Compound InterestPowerPoint 47Straight Lines 2
PowerPoint 22Decimals to MinutesPowerPoint 48Straight Line Equations
PowerPoint 23Distance FormulaPowerPoint 49Time Formula
PowerPoint 24Dot & Box PlotsPowerPoint 50Trig Functions & Equations
PowerPoint 25Distance, Speed & Time GraphsPowerPoint 51Volume of Solids 1
PowerPoint 26Distance, Speed & TimePowerPoint 52Volume of Solids 2
PowerPoint 27Factorising

 

11. Videos 

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Topic
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Video
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Topic
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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

 

12. Maths Websites (Including Games/Puzzles)

Website
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Name of Website
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Website
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Name of Website
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Website 1Activity VillageWebsite 21maths dictionary
Website 2BBC GamesWebsite 22mathsstarters.net
Website 3ChessWebsite 23mathszone.co.uk
Website 4Cool Maths GamesWebsite 24Maths on Track
Website 5Corbett MathsWebsite 25mathsbot.com - Create Worksheets
Website 6Counton MathsWebsite 26mrcartermaths.com - Bronze, Silver & Gold
Website 7Curve Stitching (PowerPoint)Website 27multiplication.com
Website 8Curve Stitching TemplateWebsite 28nrich
Website 9Dads Worksheets.comWebsite 29primarygames.com
Website 10Don StewardWebsite 30primaryinteractive.co.uk
Website 11Dot to Dot - Precision MeasureWebsite 31primaryresources.co.uk
Website 12Fun BrainWebsite 32protractor lesson
Website 13GCSE - Exam Boards, Dates & Important InformationWebsite 33Sheffield Maths
Website 14hegartymathsWebsite 34sumdog.com
Website 15maths-games.orgWebsite 35superteacherworksheets
Website 16math-play.comWebsite 36teacherled.com
Website 17mathsticks.comWebsite 37The Daily Rigour
Website 18maths PickleWebsite 38topmarks.co.uk
Website 19mathsisfun.comWebsite 39Woodland Resources
Website 20math-drills.comWebsite 40worksheetworks.com
Website 41Dynamic Maths

 

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