N5 Maths Past Papers

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Please find below:

1. N5 Maths Past/Practice Papers  

2. 100 N5 Exam Type Questions & Answers

3. Recent N5 Exam Questions & Answers by Topic

4. N5 Exam Focused Homework – New

5. Exam Questions by Topic

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

7. 100 Lesson Starter Questions 

8. N5 Applications Unit Practice Assessment

9. N5 Expressions & Formulae Unit Practice Assessment

10. N5 Relationships Unit Practice Assessment

11. N5 Maths Prelim Practice

12. N5 Maths Mind Maps

13. N5 Maths PowerPoints

14. N5 Maths Videos

15. Maths Websites (Including Games/Puzzles)

16. Recommended National 5 Maths Books

17. N5 Online Study Pack – For students looking for a ‘good’ Pass.

 

National 5 Maths Resources

 

1. N5 Maths Past/Practice Papers 

Thanks to the SQA and maths180.com for making these available.

Worked solutions to all Papers below in 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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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

 

2. 100 N5 Exam Type Questions & Answers 

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Worked solutions to all N5 Questions below in the Online Study Pack.

Exam Questions
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Answers
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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. Recent N5 Exam Questions & Answers by Topic 

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Questions & answers split up by topic for ease of reference.

Worked solutions to all N5 Questions below in the Online Study Pack.

2018 P12018 P22017 P12017 P22016 P12016 P22015 P12015 P2Spec'n P1Spec'n P2
M.SchemeM.SchemeM.SchemeM.SchemeM.SchemeM.Scheme M.SchemeM.SchemeM.Scheme M.Scheme
Arcs & SectorsQ2, 17Q14Q3Q10Q11
Area & VolumeQ17Q7, 11, 17Q6Q7Q11Q6
BearingsQ13Q10Q13Q13
BracketsQ2Q4Q4Q2, 7
Changing the SubjectQ14Q10Q12Q8
Completing the SquareQ19a(i)Q9Q9
Equations & InequalitiesQ4Q8Q8Q2Q4
FactorisingQ5Q9Q4Q12Q4
FractionsQ1Q3Q2Q1Q1
Fractions (Algebraic)Q15Q11Q9bQ13Q12Q7Q11
FunctionsQ6Q1Q9Q2
Indices & SurdsQ11, 15Q12Q9Q10Q13, 14Q5, 7
Nature of RootsQ8Q6Q12
ParabolasQ16, 19a(ii)Q14Q10Q7Q9Q4
PercentagesQ1, 11Q2, 5Q1Q1, 8Q1, 7
PythagorasQ12, 16Q7, 13Q15Q12Q12
Quadratic ProblemsQ5Q12Q14
Quadratic FormulaQ19bQ4
Scientific NotationQ11Q2Q6Q2
Shapes Inside CirclesQ9Q12Q9Q13Q5Q3
Similar ShapesQ18Q15Q11Q9Q9
Simultaneous_EquationsQ3Q13Q4Q11Q10
Straight LinesQ7Q14Q6, 13Q11Q5Q8Q6
StatisticsQ5Q2, 12Q6Q5, 10Q8
Trig EquationsQ12Q8Q15Q14
Trig GraphsQ6Q6, 9Q10
Trig IdentitiesQ18Q11
TrianglesQ10Q9, 13Q7Q3Q8, 16Q3, 9Q5
VectorsQ4, 13Q3, 10Q5Q1, 8Q1, 7Q3Q4, 5Q3Q3

 

4. N5 Exam Focused Homework – New

Thanks to the SQA and author for making available the excellent homework exercises below. The exercises can also be used for revision.

Expressions & Formulae
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Relationships
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Applications
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Mixed Questions
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Algebraic Fractions 1Equations & InequalitiesFractionsExam Revision 1
Algebraic Fractions 2FunctionsCompound InterestExam Revision 2
Arcs & SectorsPythagorasPercentagesExam Revision 3
FactorisingQuadraticsReversing a % ChangeExam Revision 4
IndicesQuadratic EquationsStatisticsExam Revision 5
Multiplying out BracketsQuadratic GraphsTrigonometryExam Revision 6
Scientific NotationRearranging FormulaVectors 1Exam Revision 7
Surds & IndicesSimilar Shapes 1Vectors 2Exam Revision 8 - Challenging Questions
VolumeSimilar Shapes 2Exam Revision 9 - Challenging Questions
Simultaneous Equations 1Exam Revision 10 - Challenging Questions
Simultaneous Equations 2
Straight Lines
Triangles in Circles
Trig Functions
Trig Graphs & Equations

 

5. Exam Questions by Topic 

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Worked solutions to all N5 Questions below in the Online Study Pack.

Topic
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Topic Name
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Topic
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Topic Name
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Topic 1Algebra (Basic Operations)Topic 48Quadratic Equations 1
Topic 2Algebraic Fractions 1Topic 49Quadratic Equations 2
Topic 3Algebraic Fractions 2Topic 50Quadratic Formula
Topic 4Angles Inside Shapes (N5)Topic 51Quadratic Graphs 1
Topic 5Arcs & Sectors (N5)Topic 52Quadratic Graphs 2
Topic 6Area & Volume 1Topic 53Quartiles
Topic 7Area & Volume 2Topic 54Scatter Graphs
Topic 8Area of a TriangleTopic 55Scientific Notation 1
Topic 9BearingsTopic 56Scientific Notation 2
Topic 10Bearings (N5)Topic 57Scientific Notation (N5)
Topic 11Box PlotsTopic 58Similar Shapes
Topic 12BracketsTopic 59Similarity 1
Topic 13Brackets & Equations (N5)Topic 60Similarity 2
Topic 14CAST DiagramTopic 61Similarity 3
Topic 15Changing the SubjectTopic 62Simultaneous Equations 1
Topic 16Circles 1Topic 63Simultaneous Equations 2
Topic 17Circles 2Topic 64Simultaneous Equations 3
Topic 18Circles 3Topic 65Simultaneous Equations 4
Topic 19Circles & Pythagoras (N5)Topic 66Simultaneous Equations (N5)
Topic 20Compound PercentagesTopic 67Sine Rule
Topic 21Constructing & Using FormulaeTopic 68SOH-CAH-TOA
Topic 22Cosine RuleTopic 69Standard Deviation 1
Topic 23Equations & AlgebraTopic 70Standard Deviation 2
Topic 24Factorising 1Topic 71Statistics
Topic 25Factorising 2Topic 72Statistics (N5)
Topic 26Factorising 3Topic 73Straight Lines 1
Topic 27Fractions, Decimals & %'sTopic 74Straight Lines 2
Topic 28Fractions (N5)Topic 75Straight Lines 3
Topic 29Functions 1Topic 76Straight Lines 4
Topic 30Functions 2Topic 77Surds
Topic 31Gradients & Straight LinesTopic 78Surds & Indices
Topic 32Gradients & Straight Lines (N5)Topic 79Surds & Indices (N5)
Topic 33Indices 1Topic 80Triangles & Trig (N5)
Topic 34Indices 2Topic 81Trig Equations
Topic 35InequalitiesTopic 82Trig Eqns & Identities (N5)
Topic 36NumeracyTopic 83Trig Graphs 1
Topic 37Parabolas Topic 84Trig Graphs 2
Topic 38Parabolas (N5)Topic 85Trig Graphs (N5)
Topic 39Percentages (N5)Topic 86Trig 1
Topic 40Percentages 1Topic 87Trig 2
Topic 41Percentages 2Topic 88Trig 3
Topic 42Percentages - Reverse 1Topic 89Vectors (N5)
Topic 43Percentages - Reverse 2Topic 90Vectors
Topic 44ProbabilityTopic 91Volume 1
Topic 45Pythagoras 1Topic 92Volume 2
Topic 46Pythagoras 2Topic 93Volume 3
Topic 47Quadratics (N5)Topic 94Volume (N5)

 


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

Thanks to the SQA for making these available.

Year
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Paper Type
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Exam Paper
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Marking Scheme
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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

 

7. 100 Lesson Starters

The start of the lesson is important for setting the tone.

This is the time during the lesson for practising, revisiting and developing further those aspects of mathematics which need a ‘little but often’ approach;

Please find below Lesson Starters for National 5 Maths.

Additional Lesson Starters for S1 & S2 can be found by clicking on the Free S1 & S2 Home Page HERE.

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Lesson Starter26Lesson Starter27Lesson Starter28Lesson Starter29Lesson Starter30
Lesson Starter31Lesson Starter32Lesson Starter33Lesson Starter34Lesson Starter35
Lesson Starter36Lesson Starter37Lesson Starter38Lesson Starter39Lesson Starter40
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Lesson Starter46Lesson Starter47Lesson Starter48Lesson Starter49Lesson Starter50
Lesson Starter51Lesson Starter52Lesson Starter53Lesson Starter54Lesson Starter55
Lesson Starter56Lesson Starter57Lesson Starter58Lesson Starter59Lesson Starter60
Lesson Starter61Lesson Starter62Lesson Starter63Lesson Starter64Lesson Starter65
Lesson Starter66Lesson Starter67Lesson Starter68Lesson Starter69Lesson Starter70
Lesson Starter71Lesson Starter72Lesson Starter73Lesson Starter74Lesson Starter75
Lesson Starter76Lesson Starter77Lesson Starter78Lesson Starter79Lesson Starter80
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Lesson Starter91Lesson Starter92Lesson Starter93Lesson Starter94Lesson Starter95
Lesson Starter96Lesson Starter97Lesson Starter98Lesson Starter99Lesson Starter100

 

8. Applications Unit Practice Assessment 

Applications
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Title
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Acknowledgements
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ApplicationsCheck ListCourtesy of Zeta Maths
ApplicationsPractice Booklet Courtesy of Gryffe High School
ApplicationsPractice Booklet Courtesy of Larkhall Academy
ApplicationsPractice Test One
ApplicationsPractice Test One - Solutions
ApplicationsPractice Test Two
ApplicationsPractice Test Three
Outcome1.1
Outcome1.2
Outcome1.3
Outcome1.4

 

9. Expressions & Formulae Unit Practice Assessment 

Expressions & Formulae
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Title
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Acknowledgements
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Expressions & FormulaeCheck ListCourtesy of Zeta Maths
Expressions & FormulaePractice Booklet Courtesy of Gryffe High School
Expressions & FormulaePractice Booklet - Part OneCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
Expressions & FormulaePractice Booklet - Part TwoCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
Expressions & FormulaePractice Test One
Expressions & FormulaePractice Test One - Solutions
Expressions & FormulaePractice Test Two
Expressions & FormulaePractice Test Two - Solutions
Expressions & FormulaePractice Test Three
Expressions & FormulaePractice Test Four
Outcome1.1
Outcome1.2
Ourcome1.3
Outcome1.4

 

10. Relationships Unit Practice Assessment 

Relationships
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Title
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Acknowledgements
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RelationshipsCheck ListCourtesy of Zeta Maths
RelationshipsPractice Booklet Courtesy of Gryffe High School
RelationshipsPractice Booklet - Part OneCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
RelationshipsPractice Booklet - Part TwoCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
RelationshipsPractice Test One
RelationshipsPractice Test One - Solutions
RelationshipsPractice Test Two
RelationshipsPractice Test Three
Outcome1.1
Outcome 1.2
Outcome1.3
Outcome1.4

 

11. N5 Maths Prelim Practice 

Name
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Paper One
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Paper Two
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Acknowledgements
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N5 Prelim - Solutions IncludedPapers A to LCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
N5 Prelim - Solutions IncludedPaper 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

 

12. N5 Maths 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

 

13. N5 Maths PowerPoints 

PowerPoint
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Topic
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PowerPoint
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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 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

 

14. N5 Maths Videos 

Video
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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

 

15. 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 5Counton MathsWebsite 25mathsbot.com - Create Worksheets
Website 6CrickwebWebsite 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 13Health Benefits of Video GamesWebsite 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

 

16. 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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