N5 Maths Exam Questions by Topic

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1. N5 Maths Exam Focused Online Study Pack

2. Exam Worksheets by Topic (SQA) – 2024 Included!

3. N5 Maths Course Consolidation & Preparation Booklets

4. Maths.scot – Exam Worksheets by Topic

5. Credit Maths Exam Worksheets by Topic

6. N5 Maths Past & Practice Papers

7. Credit & Intermediate 2 Past Papers

8. N5 Maths 180 Booster Papers

9. N5 Maths Essential Skills

10. Maths.scot – Worksheets by Topic 

11. N5 Maths 100 Questions 

12. N5 Maths Prelim Special & Practice Exam Questions

13. N5 Maths Theory in a Nutshell

14. N5 Maths Mind Maps

15. N5 Maths Exam Check Lists

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

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1. N5 Maths Exam Focused Online Study Pack 

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N5 Maths Exam Focused Online Study Pack – Here you will find clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to 17 N5 Past/Practice Papers – over 400 pages! (2024 Paper Included), N5 Maths Exam Questions by Topic, 33 Essential Skills Papers, Prelim Papers, 100 N5 Exam Questions, 66 Theory Guides, Mind Maps, PowerPoints, Videos, Self Reflection Guides and much more! Please click HERE for further information including a Study Pack screenshot and several exemplars.

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2. Exam Worksheets by Topic (SQA) – 2024 Included!

Thanks to the SQA and authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. The worksheets by topic below are a fantastic study resource since they are actual SQA past paper exam questions. Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all SQA N5 Maths Questions below are available in the Online Study Pack.

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2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 1AlgebraWithout AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 2Arcs & Sectors (Pythagoras Inc)Without AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 3Arcs & SectorsWithout Answers
Exam Worksheet 4BearingsWithout Answers
Exam Worksheet 5BracketsWithout Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 6Changing the Subject 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 7Changing the Subject 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 8Completing the Square 1Answers OnlyRecommended
Exam Worksheet 9Completing the Square 2Without Answers
2023 Included!Exam Worksheet 10Converse of PythagorasWithout AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 11Equations & Inequations 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 12Equations & Inequations 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 13FactorisingWithout AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 14Fractions & BODMASWithout AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 15Fractions Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 16Fractions (Algebraic) 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 17Fractions (Algebraic) 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 18Functions 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 19Functions 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 20Indices & Surds 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 21Indices & Surds 2Without Answers
Exam Worksheet 22Nature of the RootsWithout Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 23Parabolas/Quadratics 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 24Parabolas/Quadratics 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 25Percentages 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 26Percentages 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 27Properties of ShapesWithout AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 28Pythagoras (Inside Circles)Without AnswersRecommended
2023 Included!Exam Worksheet 29Pythagoras (Converse)Without AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 30Quadratic FormulaWithout AnswersRecommended
2023 Included!Exam Worksheet 31Quadratic ProblemsWithout AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 32Scientific Notation 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 33Scientific Notation 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 34Shapes inside CirclesWithout AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 35Similar Shapes - 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 36Similar Shapes 2Without AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 37Simultaneous Equations 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 38Simultaneous Equations 2Without Answers
Exam Worksheet 39Sine & Cosine RulesWithout Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 40Straight Lines 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 41Straight Lines 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 42Statistics 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 43Statistics 2Without Answers
2023 Included!Exam Worksheet 44Triangle AreaWithout AnswersRecommended
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 45Triangle TrigonometryWithout AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 46Trig EquationsWithout Answers
Exam Worksheet 47Trig Graphs Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 48Trig Graphs & Equations 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 49Trig Graphs & Equations 2Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 50Trig Identities 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 51Trig Identities 2 - WorksheetWithout Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 52Vectors 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 53Vectors 2 Without Answers
Exam Worksheet 54Vectors 3Without Answers
2024 Included!Exam Worksheet 55Volume 1Without AnswersRecommended
Exam Worksheet 56Volume 2Without Answers
Prelim SpecialPrelim Revision Special, AnswersWithout AnswersRecommended
Ultimate GuideUltimate Revision GuideRecommended
2023 Included!Whole BookletN5 Maths by TopicAnswers IncludedCourtesy of the SQA & Zeta Maths

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3. N5 Maths Course Consolidation & Preparation Booklets  

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N5 Maths Course Consolidation BookletWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyCourtesy of SPTA - N5 Maths by topic
N5 Maths Course Preparation BookletCourtesy of UHI - N5 Maths course preparation

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4. Maths.scot – Exam Worksheets by Topic (SQA) 

Thanks to the SQA and Maths.scot for making the excellent resources below freely available. The worksheets by topic below are a fantastic study resource since they are actual SQA past paper exam questions. Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all SQA N5 Maths Questions below are available in the Online Study Pack.

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Numeracy Worksheets
N5 Worksheet 1FractionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 2Percentages - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 3Percentages - Appreciation & DepreciationCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 4Percentages - ReverseCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 5Scientific NotatationCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 6Surds - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 7Surds - SimplifyingCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 8Surds - Rationalising the DenominatorCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 9IndicesCourtesy of Maths.scot
Algebra Worksheets
N5 Worksheet 10Expanding BracketsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 11Factorising - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 12Factorising - RoutineCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 13Factorising to simplify Algebraic FractionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 14Factorising to solve quadratic equationsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 15Algebraic Fractions - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 16Algebraic Fractions - Adding & SubtractingCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 17Algebraic Fractions - Multiplying & DividingCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 18Algebraic Fractions - SimplifyingCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 19FunctionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 20Straight Lines - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 21Straight Lines - Finding the EquationCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 22Straight Lines - Finding m or cCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 23Linear EquationsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 24Linear InequalitiesCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 25Simultaneous Equations - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 26Simultaneous Equations - RoutineCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 27Simultaneous Equations - in ContextCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 28Changing the SubjectCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 29Completing the SquareCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 30Quadratic Equations by FactorisingCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 31Quadratic FormulaCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 32Quadratic GraphsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 33Quadratics - Nature of the RootsCourtesy of Maths.scot
Geometry Worksheets
N5 Worksheet 34Arcs & Sectors - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 35Arc LengthCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 36Sector AreaCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 37VolumeCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 38Pythagoras - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 393D PythagorasCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 40Converse of PythagorasCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 41Pythagoras in a CircleCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 42Angles in ShapesCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 43Similar ShapesCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 44Vectors - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 45Vector PathwaysCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 46Vector ComponentsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 47Magnitude of a VectorCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 483D CoordinatesCourtesy of Maths.scot
Trig Worksheets
N5 Worksheet 49Area of a TriangleCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 50Sine Rule - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 51Sine Rule - Finding a SideCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 52Sine Rule - Finding an AngleCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 53Cosine Rule - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 54Cosine Rule - Finding a SideCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 55Cosine Rule - Finding an AngleCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 56Sine & Cosine Rules - Mixed Questions (Without Bearings)Courtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 57Sine & Cosine Rules (With Bearings)Courtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 58Trig GraphsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 59Trig EquationsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 60Trig IdenititiesCourtesy of Maths.scot
Statistics Worksheets
N5 Worksheet 61Comparing Data Sets - Mixed QuestionsCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 62Median and IQR (SIQR is pre 2022)Courtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 63Mean and Standard DeviationCourtesy of Maths.scot
N5 Worksheet 64Line of Best FitCourtesy of Maths.scot

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5. Credit Maths Exam Worksheets by Topic

Thanks to the SQA and authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. In 2015 N5 Maths replaced Credit Maths. The Credit worksheets by topic below are a fantastic additional study resource. Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all SQA N5 Maths Questions below are available in the Online Study Pack.

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Worksheet 1Area & VolumeOn WorksheetWorksheet 20QuadraticsAnswers
Worksheet 2Area of a TriangleAnswersWorksheet 21Quadratic Eqns & GraphsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 3Changing the Subject AnswersWorksheet 22Scientific Notation - 1 On Worksheet
Worksheet 4Circles & Chords - 1On WorksheetWorksheet 23Scientific Notation - 2Answers
Worksheet 5Circles & Chords - 2AnswersWorksheet 24Shapes inside Circles - 1On Worksheet
Worksheet 6Cosine & Sine RulesAnswersWorksheet 25Shapes inside Circles - 2Answers
Worksheet 7Equations & Inequalities - 1On WorksheetWorksheet 26Similar Shapes - 1On Worksheet
Worksheet 8Equations & Inequalities - 2AnswersWorksheet 27Similar Shapes - 2Answers
Worksheet 9FactorisingOn WorksheetWorksheet 28Simultaneous Equations - 1On Worksheet
Worksheet 10Fractions & NumeracyOn WorksheetWorksheet 29Simultaneous Equations - 2Answers
Worksheet 11Fractions (Algebraic) - 1On WorksheetWorksheet 30Sine & Cosine RulesAnswers
Worksheet 12Fractions (Algebraic) - 2AnswersWorksheet 31Straight Lines - 1On Worksheet
Worksheet 13FunctionsOn WorksheetWorksheet 32Straight Lines - 2Answers
Worksheet 14Indices - 1On WorksheetWorksheet 33SurdsAnswers
Worksheet 15Indices - 2AnswersWorksheet 34Trig EquationsAnswers
Worksheet 17Percentages - 1On WorksheetWorksheet 35Trig GraphsAnswers
Worksheet 18Percentages - 2AnswersWorksheet 36Trig Graphs & EquationsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 19Pythagoras & Circles - 1On WorksheetWorksheet 37Volume - 1On Worksheet
Worksheet 20Pythagoras & Circles - 2AnswersWorksheet 38Volume - 2Answers

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6. N5 Maths 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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2024National 5SQA Exam PaperTo be added asapIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2023National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2022National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2021National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2019National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2018National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2017National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2016National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2015National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2014National 5SQA Exam PaperMarking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2014N5 Specimen Paper 1SQA Practice Paper 1Marking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2014N5 Specimen Paper 2SQA Practice Paper 2Marking SchemeIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
Practice Papers A - I
2014N5 Practice Paper APractice AAnswers AIn Online Study Pack Video Solutions P1, P2 (Q5 error - 466.74) Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
2014N5 Practice Paper BPractice BAnswers BIn Online Study PackVideo Solutions P1, P2 Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
2014N5 Practice Paper CPractice CAnswers CIn Online Study PackVideo Solutions P1, P2Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
2014N5 Practice Paper DPractice DAnswers DIn Online Study PackVideo Solutions P1, P2Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
2014N5 Practice Paper EPractice EAnswers EIn Online Study PackVideo Solutions P1, P2Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
2014N5 Practice Paper FPractice FAnswers FIn Online Study PackVideo Solutions P1, P2Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
2018N5 Practice Paper GPractice GAnswers GIn Online Study PackVideo Solutions P1, P2Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
2018N5 Practice Paper HPractice HAnswers HIn Online Study PackVideo Solutions P1, P2Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
2018N5 Practice Paper IPractice IAnswers IIn Online Study PackVideo Solutions P1, P2Courtesy of Mrs McTaggartClick HERE for more video solutions
Further Practice Papers
2024 - Last MinuteNational 5Condensed Paper & SolnsAnswers IncludedCourtesy of Mr Smith
2024 - Mock ExamNational 5N5 Maths Mock ExamWorked SolutionsCourtesy of Mr A Cruickshanks
2024 - Essential SkillsNational 5N5 Maths - Whole PaperWithout AnswersIn Online Study PackCourtesy of Mr G Rennie
2024 - Essential SkillsN5 Bingo90 Exam Type QuestionsWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyCourtesy of Mr G Rennie
2023 - Essential SkillsN5 Practice PaperPractice Papers 1 & 2Answers OnlyWorked SolutionsCourtesy of Mr G Rennie
2022 - Essential SkillsES 2022 Practice PaperWhole PaperAnswersIn Online Study PackCourtesy of Mr G Rennie
2022 Practice PaperN5 (2014 - 2019)Whole Booklet2019, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14In Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
N5 Exam Booklets
2024 - 2014Whole Booklet by PaperSQA Past & Practice PapersAnswersIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA
2023 - 2014Whole Booklet by TopicN5 Maths by TopicAnswers IncludedIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA & Zeta Maths
2022 - 2014Exam BookletPast Paper BookletAnswers IncludedIn Online Study PackCourtesy of Mrs Warner
2019 - 2014Ultimate Revision GuideWhole BookletAnswers IncludedIn Online Study PackCourtesy of the SQA

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7. 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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8. N5 Maths 180 Booster Papers 

Thanks to maths180.com for making the excellent resources below freely available. Please use for revision prior to assessments, tests and the final exam. All Booster Papers are also available in the Online Study Pack.

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Booster Paper A1Solutions OnlyA1 Paper - Questions & Solutions
Booster Paper A2Solutions OnlyA2 Paper - Questions & Solutions
Booster Paper B1Solutions OnlyB1 Paper - Questions & Solutions
Booster Paper B2Solutions OnlyB2 Paper - Questions & Solutions
Booster Paper C1Solutions OnlyC1 Paper - Questions & Solutions
Booster Paper C2Solutions OnlyC2 Paper - Questions & Solutions
Booster Paper D1Solutions Only
D1 Paper - Questions & Solutions
Booster Paper D2Solutions OnlyD2 Paper - Questions & Solutions
All Booster PapersSolutions OnlyAll Papers - Questions & Solutions

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9. 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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ES - 2024 PaperN5 Maths - Whole PaperWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
ES - 2024 Bingo90 Exam Type QuestionsWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
ES - 2023 PaperN5 Maths - Whole PaperWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyWorked Solutions
ES - 2022 PaperN5 Maths - Whole PaperWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 1Multiplying Brackets - IndicesWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 2Completing the Square Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 3Simplifying Surds Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 4Algebraic Fractions 1 Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 5Changing the Subject Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 6Fractional IndicesWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 7Difference of Two SquaresWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 8Multiplying Brackets 1Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 9Multiplying Brackets 2Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 10Factorising TrinomialsWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 11Calculations with Fractions 2Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 12Standard DeviationWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 13Quadratic FormulaWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 14Rationalising the DenominatorWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 15Trig EquationsWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 16Using the DiscriminantWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 17Functional NotationWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 18Equation of a Straight LineWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 19Simultaneous EquationsWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 20Arcs & SectorsWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 21Algebraic Fractions 2Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 22VectorsWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 23Reversing the % Change Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 24Simplifying IndicesWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 25The Sine RuleWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 26The Cosine RuleWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 27Circle Calculations (Pythagoras)Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 28SimilarityWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 29Appreciation & DepreciationWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 30Quadratic Equations (Solving)Without AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 31Volume of Cone & SphereWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 32Area of a TriangleWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack
Essential Skills 33Quartiles & Interquartile RangeWithout AnswersAnswers OnlyIn Online Study Pack

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10. Maths.Scot – Worksheets by Topic

Thanks to Maths.Scot for making the excellent resources below freely available.

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Numeracy Worksheets
Worksheet 1Core Skills (Numeracy)Answers - Updated
Worksheet 2Adding FractionsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 3Subtracting FractionsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 4Multiplying FractionsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 5Dividing FractionsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 6PercentagesAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 7Scientific NotationAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 8SurdsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 9IndicesAnswers - Updated
Algebra Worksheets
Worksheet 10Expanding BracketsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 11Factorising - MixedAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 12Factorising TrinomialsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 13Algebraic FractionsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 14FunctionsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 15Straight LineAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 16Linear EquationsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 17Linear InequalitiesAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 18Simultaneous EquationsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 19Changing the SubjectAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 20Completing the SquareAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 21Quadratic EquationsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 22Quadratic GraphsAnswers - Updated
Geometry Worksheets
Worksheet 23Arcs & SectorsAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 24VolumeAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 25Pythagoras TheoremAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 26Similar ShapesAnswers - Updated
Worksheet 27VectorsAnswers - Updated
Trig Worksheet
Worksheet 28Trig EquationsAnswers - Updated
Statistics Worksheet
Worksheet 29Comparing DataAnswers - Updated

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11. N5 Maths 100 Questions 

Thanks to the SQA and authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to all 100 N5 Maths Questions below are available in the Online Study Pack.

Exam Questions
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Exam Ques 1 - 10AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 11 - 20AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 21 - 30AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 31 - 40AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 41 - 50AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 51 - 60AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 61 - 70AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 71 - 80AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 81 - 90AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Exam Ques 91 - 100AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Whole Booklet - With AnswersIn Online Study Pack
Whole Booklet - No AnswersIn Online Study Pack

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12. N5 Maths Prelim Special & Practice Exam Questions

Thanks to the SQA, Larkhall Academy and authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Please use regularly for revision prior to assessments, tests and the final exam. Clear, easy to follow, step-by-step worked solutions to the Prelim Revision Special (61 Pages) are available in the Online Study Pack.

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Prelim Revision SpecialQuestions Only, (X-Mas Theme)Questions & Answers, (X-Mas Theme)Answers
N5 Prelim 1Paper 1Paper 2Answers
N5 Prelim 2Paper 1Paper 2AnswersCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
N5 Prelim A - L BookletPrelim Papers A - LAnswers on BookletCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
N5 Exam Papers A to F BookletExam Papers A to FAnswersCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
N5 Exam Papers G to L BookletExam Papers G to LAnswersCourtesy of Larkhall Academy
Prelim Revision Papers 1, 2 & 3Papers 1, 2 & 3
2022 SQA Adapted Papers (2014 -2019)Whole BooketMarking Scheme 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
2022 P1 Essential Skills (Non-Calculator)Paper 1Answers
2022 P2 Essential Skills (Calculator)Paper 2Answers
2022 Essential Skills Additional Ques (Calculator)Additional QuestionsAnswers
2022 Essential Skills - Whole PaperWhole PaperAnswers

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13. 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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14. 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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15. 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.

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Check List 1 - Linking TJ N5 Text Book to Past PapersHEREExcellent resource linking N5 TJ Book to Past Paper Questions - Thanks to CHS School
Check List 2 - N5 Learning HERECourtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 3 - Whole Course (By Unit)HERECourtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 4 - Expressions & FormulaeHERE Courtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 5 - ApplicationsHERECourtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 6 - RelationshipsHERECourtesy of Zeta Maths
Check List 7 - Facts NOT given in the N5 Maths ExamHERECourtesy of Airdrie Academy Website
Check List 8 - Whole Course List of TopicsHEREExcellent check list for teachers & pupils to help track course progress
Check List 9 - Whole CourseHERE
N5 Maths Exam Formulae ListHERECourtesy of SQA

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16. National 5 Maths Online Study Pack 

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