Free N5 Maths Numeracy Unit

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The general aim of the free standing N5 Maths Numeracy Unit is to develop learners’ numerical and information handling skills to solve real-life problems involving number, money, time and measurement.

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1. N5 Numeracy Unit – Practice Assessments

2. N5 Numeracy Unit – Numeracy Grids

3. Cross Number Numeracy Grids – New

4. BIDMAS/BODMAS – New

5. Addition & Subtraction Worksheets

6. Multiplication Worksheets

7. Division Worksheets

8. Fractions Worksheets

9. Linking Fractions, Decimals & Percentages Worksheets

10. Coordinates Worksheets

11. N5 Numeracy Unit – Shading in Fun Sheets

12. N5 Numeracy Unit – Resources by Topic 

13. N5 Numeracy Unit – Extension Worksheets (N5 Applications)

14. N5 Numeracy Unit – Videos & Worksheets

15. N5 Numeracy Unit – Finances in Real Life (Budgeting)

16. N5 Numeracy Unit – Homework (Level 2/3)

17. N5 Numeracy Unit – Homework (Level 3/4)

18. N5 Numeracy Unit – PowerPoints

19. N5 Numeracy Unit – 100 Lesson Starters

20. Fun Maths 

21. Links to Maths websites including games

22. N5 Numeracy Unit – Mind Maps

23. N5 Numeracy Unit – Assessment Proposal

24. N5 Numeracy Unit – Course Outline

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N5  Maths Numeracy Unit Resources

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1. N5 Numeracy Unit – Assessment Practice

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Numeracy Booklet 1 (With Answers)Numeracy Booklet 1 (Questions Only)AnswersL.Deans, Peebles High School
Numeracy Booklet 2 (With Answers)Numeracy Booklet 2 (Questions Only)Answers
Numeracy Booklet 3 (With Answers)Numeracy Booklet 3 (Questions Only)Answers
Numeracy Booklet 4 (With Answers)Numeracy Booklet 4 (Questions Only)Answers
Numeracy Booklet 5 (With Answers)Numeracy Booklet 5 (Questions Only)Answers
Numeracy Unit Practice Test 1 , 2, 3
Capacity WorksheetQuestions OnlyAnswersCourtesy of Simone MacLeod

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2. N5 Numeracy Unit – Numeracy Grids

Thanks to the authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Each of the 16 Numeracy Grids below contains 40 mixed numeracy questions – 640 questions in total!

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Set 1Numeracy Grid - 1Set 9Numeracy Grid - 9
Set 2Numeracy Grid - 2Set 10Numeracy Grid - 10
Set 3Numeracy Grid - 3Set 11Numeracy Grid - 11
Set 4Numeracy Grid - 4Set 12Numeracy Grid - 12
Set 5Numeracy Grid - 5Set 13Numeracy Grid - 13
Set 6Numeracy Grid - 6Set 14Numeracy Grid - 14
Set 7Numeracy Grid - 7Set 15Numeracy Grid - 15
Set 8Numeracy Grid - 8Set 16Numeracy Grid - 16
Challenge100 QuestionsAnswers
Core SkillsCore Skills - Numeracy, Test FormatAnswersCourtesy of Maths.scot

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3. Cross Number Numeracy Grids – New

Thanks to the authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Solutions to each of the 10 cross number numeracy grids have been included below.

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Cross Number #1 - Easy , #2 - EasyAnswers
Cross Number 1Answers
Cross Number 2Answers
Cross Number 3Answers
Cross Number 4Answers
Cross Number 5Answers
Cross Number 6Answers
Cross Number 7Answers
Cross Number 8Answers
Cross Number 9Answers
Cross Number 10Answers
Cross Number (Equations) 11, 12Answers to Worksheet 12
Cross Number (Equations) 13 - HardAnswers
Numeracy Test (from Cross No 10)

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4. BODMAS/BIDMAS – New

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BIDMAS - First Steps Progressive WorksheetsWorksheet 1, 2, 3, 4Solutions on Worksheets
Order of OperationsWorksheet 5
Order of Operations - BracketsWorksheet 6
Order of Operations - PowersWorksheet 7
Order of Operations - ReviewWorksheet 8
BIDMAS - Word SearchWorksheet 9
BIDMAS - Cross NumberWorksheet 10Worksheet 10 - Printing Size
BIDMAS - A MixtureWorksheet 11
X-Mas Themed BIDMASWhat's in my StockingAnswers

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5. Addition & Subtraction Worksheets

Thanks to Maths-Aid.Com for making the excellent resources below freely available. Answers are included on the worksheets.

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Worksheets 1 - 4Adding Four Rows Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 5 - 8Subtracting Whole Numbers Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 9 - 12 Adding & Subtracting Whole Numbers Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 13 - 16Advanced Adding & Subtracting Whole Numbers Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 17 - 20Adding Money Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 21 - 24Advanced Adding Money Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 25 - 28Adding & Subtracting Decimals Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 29 - 32Subtracting Decimals from Whole Numbers Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 33 - 38Word Problems Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4, Worksheet 5, Worksheet 6
Worksheet 39Negative Numbers (Temperature)On Worksheet
Worksheet 40Negative Numbers & Numeracy
Worksheet 41 - 42Negative Numbers Codebreaker 1, Codebreaker 2 Answers 1, Answers 2
Worksheet 43Integers Codebreaker - Differentiated
Worksheet 44X-Mas Themed - Integers Codebreaker
Worksheet 45Integers Quiz
Worksheet 46Integers Quiz including X-Mas Coordinates
Worksheet 47X-Mas Tree (One Page Print)
Worksheet 48Santa 1 (Print 2 Pages Per Sheet)
Lesson PlanNegative Numbers Lesson Plan

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6. Multiplication Worksheets

Thanks to Maths-Aid.Com for making the excellent resources below freely available. Answers are included on the worksheets.

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YouTube Famous Singers singing times tables!
Worksheets 1 & 2 Multiplication Times Table Chart, Multiplication Times Table GridOn Worksheet
Worksheets 3 - 6One x Two Digit Multiplication Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 7 - 10One x Three Digit Multiplication Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 10 - 13One x Four Digit Multiplication Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 14 - 17Horizontal Multiplication by Multiples of 10 Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 18 - 22Horizontal Multiplication by 10, 100 & 1000 Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 23 - 26Vertical Multiplication by Multiples of 10 Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 27 - 30Vertical Multiplication by Multiples of 100 Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 31 - 34Multiplication With Decimals Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 35 - 38Two x Two Long Multiplication Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 39 - 42Two x Three Long Multiplication Worksheet, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 43 - 46Two x Four Long Multiplication Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 47 - 50Three x Four Long Multiplication Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 51 - 54Long Multiplication With Decimals Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 55 - 58Advanced Long Multiplication Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 59 - 62Multiplication Array Word Problems Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 63 - 66Word Problems Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 (Long Multiplication), Level 3 (Long Division)

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7. Division Worksheets

Thanks to Maths-Aid.Com for making the excellent resources below freely available. Answers are included on the worksheets.

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Worksheets 1 - 45 Minute Drill Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 5 - 8Writing in Different Formats Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 9 - 12Simple Division Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 13 - 16Short Division Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 17, 18Dividing Decimals, Multiplying & Dividing Decimals
Worksheets 19 - 22Long Division Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 23 - 26Long Division with Decimals Worksheet 1, Worksheet 2, Worksheet 3, Worksheet 4On Worksheet
Worksheets 27 - 30Division Word Problems Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
Worksheets 31Word Problems Worksheet (Long Division)
PowerPointMultiplying & Dividing by 10, 100 PowerPoint
Worksheet 32, 33Multiplying & Dividing by 10, 100 & 1000, Worksheet 2

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8. Fractions Worksheets

Thanks to Maths-Aid.Com for making the excellent resources below freely available. Answers are included on the worksheets.

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Worksheet 1Fractions - VisualOn Worksheet
Worksheet 2 - 5Writing in Different Formats Worksheet 1, 2, 3, 4On Worksheet
Worksheet 6Fractions of an AmountOn Worksheet
Worksheet 7Comparing Fractions & DecimalsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 8Comparing FractionsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 9Simplifying FractionsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 10, 11Equivalent Fractions - 1, 2On Worksheet
Worksheet 12Improper Fractions & Mixed Numbers - CodebreakerAnswers
Worksheet 13Fractions - Improper & Mixed NumbersOn Worksheet
Worksheet 14Adding Fractions - Maths ScotAnswers
Worksheet 15Adding FractionsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 16Adding Mixed NumbersOn Worksheet
Worksheet 17Subtracting Fractions - Maths ScotAnswers
Worksheet 18Subtracting FractionsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 19Subtracting Mixed NumbersOn Worksheet
Worksheet 20Multiplying Fractions - Maths ScotAnswers
Worksheet 21 - 22Multiplying FractionsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 23Multiplying Mixed NumbersOn Worksheet
Worksheet 24Multiplying Fractions & Cross CancellingOn Worksheet
Worksheet 25Dividing Fractions - Maths ScotAnswers
Worksheet 26Dividing FractionsOn Worksheet
Worksheet 27Dividing Mixed NumbersOn Worksheet
Worksheet 28Fractions - Mixed (In Context) - Maths ScotAnswers
Worksheet 29Fractions - MixedOn Worksheet
Worksheet 30 -31Codebreaker 1, Codebreaker 2Answers 1, Answers 2
Worksheet 32Fractions Assessment/Test
Worksheet 33Fraction & BODMAS (N5 Maths SQA Questions)Without Answers
Worksheet 34Comparing Fractions Word Problems
Worksheets 35 - 37 (Introduction)Algebraic Fractions Common Factor Worksheet 1, 2, 3
Worksheets 38 - 41 (Introduction)Algebraic Fractions Adding/Subtracting Worksheet 1, 2, 3

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9. Linking Fractions, Decimals & Percentages Worksheets

Thanks to Maths-Aid.Com and authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Answers are included.

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PowerPointPercentages - Calculator Method
Worksheet 1Shade in the PercentageAnswers
Worksheet 2What Percentage Is Shaded?Answers
Worksheet 3Simple PercentagesAnswers
Worksheet 4Finding Sale Price (% of a Quantity)
Worksheet 5Changing a mark into a %
Worksheet 6Percentages of an Amount - Calculator - WS1Differentiated Worksheet
Worksheet 7Percentages of an Amount - Calculator - WS2Differentiated Worksheet
Worksheet 8Code Breaker - %'s with a Calculator, Grid
Worksheet 9 - 12Linking Fractions, Decimals & Percentages Worksheet 1, 2, 3. 4Answers 1, 2, 3, 4
Worksheet 13Conversion Worksheet 1Answers
Worksheet 14Conversion Worksheet 2
Worksheet 15Comparing Fractions, Decimals & Percentages
Worksheet 16 - 17Percentages to Fractions Level 1, Level 2
Worksheet 18Percentages of an AmountAnswers
Worksheet 19Percentages of an Amount (Harder)Answers
Worksheet 20Percentages of an Amount - Code BreakerAnswers
Worksheet 21Mixed Percentages
Worksheet 22 - 23Percentages Core, Challenge
Worksheet 24Linking Up - Extension WorksheetWorksheet Template
Worksheet 25Comparing Fractions and Decimals

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10. Coordinates Worksheets

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Worksheet 1 - 2Corbett Maths Coordinates Worksheet 1, 2Courtesy of Corbett Maths
Worksheet 3Murder Mystery Puzzle2 Coordinates Puzzle
Worksheets 4 - 7Aeroplane, Butterfly, Dragonfly, RocketSolutions on WorksheetCourtesy of Math.Aid.Com (4 Coordinates)
Worksheets 8 - 11Bat, Dinosaur, Kite, SnakeSolutions on WorksheetCourtesy of Math.Aid.Com (4 Coordinates)
Worksheets 12 - 14Halloween - Bat, Owl, PumpkinSolutions on WorksheetCourtesy of maths.drill.com
Worksheets 15 -18Christmas - Tree, Holly, Santa, Nativity, X-Mas PlaceSolutions on WorksheetCourtesy of maths.drill.com
Worksheets 19X-Mas Tree (One Page Print)
Worksheets 21 - 23Christmas - Elf, Frosty, HollySolutions - Elf, Frosty, Holly
Worksheets 24 - 26Christmas - Rudolf 1, Rudolf 2, SantaSolutions - Rudolf 1, Rudolf 2, Santa
Worksheet 27Bart - Coordinates
Worksheet 28Santa 1 (Print 2 Pages Per Sheet), Santa 2
Worksheet 29Owl - Coordinates
Worksheet 30Easter ChickChick SolutionPositive Coordinates
Worksheet 31Easter BunnyBunny SolutionNegative Coordinates
Worksheet 32Shapes From Missing Coordinates
Worksheet 33Dot to Dot - Cool Sports Car, SolutionRemind pupils to STOP at each arrow

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11. N5 Numeracy Unit – Shading in Fun Worksheets 

Thanks to the authors for making the excellent resources below freely available.

The collection below consists of sixteen clever puzzle pictures offering lots of practice in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

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Worksheet 1AdditionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 2SubtractionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 3Addition & SubtractionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 4MultiplicationWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 5DivisionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 6Multiplication & DivisionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 7Decimals - Addition & SubtractionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 8Decimals - Multiplication & DivisionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 9Fractions: - SimplifyWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 10Fractions - Addition & SubtractionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 11Fractions - Multiplication & DivisionWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 12PercentagesWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 13Percentages of QuantitiesWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 14RatioWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 15BODMAS AWorksheetAnswers
Worksheet 16BODMAS BWorksheetAnswers

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12. N5 Numeracy Unit – Resources by Topic

Thanks to the authors and Larkhall Academy for making the resources below freely available for all to benefit.

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Level 3 Numeracy Booklet, Q & A, AnswersAveragesChanging the SubjectAreaBar & Pie Charts
Numeracy Worksheet, ANSWERSBest Buys (PowerPoint), WorksheetCircle & Angle PropertiesBasic ArithmeticConversion of Units
Fractions, Decimals & %'s, TEMPLATECircle Parts, AnswersEnlargement, Worksheet 2Foreign Exchange, Exchange Rates, PowerPointFractions as Percentages
Algebraic SubstitutionCircle Circumference, Circle AreaEquationsNegative Numbers Easy, Medium, HardFractions as Percentages in Context
AreaCircle Area & Circumference Worksheet 1, 2, 3, 4InequalitiesNegative Numbers Worksheet 1, 2Fractions, Decimals & %'s, TEMPLATE
Factorising - 1 Circle - Area & Circumference, AnswersMathematical ModelsPercentage Increase & DecreaseProportion - Direct
Factorising - 2Circle - Area & Circumference Worksheet 2PythagorasPercentages - CalculatorProportion - Indirect
Simplifying & Breaking BracketsFrequency Tables 1, 2, AnswersScatter GraphsPercentages - Non-CalculatorRatio Codebreaker (Simplifying), Answers
1 Decimal PlaceGradientStraight LinesPerimeter 1, Answers, Perimeter 2Ratio Codebreaker (Sharing in a given ratio) , Answers
2 Decimal PlacesMean, Median, Mode & Range First Steps, Strengthen, ExtendTrigonometryRoundingRatio Booklet
3 Decimal PlacesMean, Median, Mode & Range - Class Height InvestigationHire Purchase 1, 2, 3, 4Match up the Speeds!Scale Drawing Booklet, Answers
1 Significant FigureNets & Surface AreaWhole BookletSpeed Only Calculations, AnswersReading Scale (Corbett Maths)
2 Significant FiguresPie ChartsSpeed, Distance & Time WorksheetStem & Leaf Diagrams Worksheet 1, 2
3 Significant FiguresProbabilitySpeed, Time Graphs (PowerPoint)Whole Booklet
Sequences - 1 Rotational SymmetrySpeed, Distance & Time
Sequences - 2Scatter GraphsConverting Time, Decimal Time 1
Place Value & Value of Each DigitVolume Prisms, AnswersDecimal Time 2, Answers
Whole BookletVolume (Cubes & Cuboids), Volume 2, 3, 4Time Intervals
Numeracy Test, AnswersVolume of a Cylinder, (Answers), Worksheet 2, 3, 4Whole Booklet
Whole Booklet

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13. N5 Numeracy Unit – Extension Worksheets 

Thanks to the SQA for making these available. The resources below are used with the N5 Applications of Maths course. Some topics are, however, included in the N5 Numeracy Unit (See table in Section 2 above). 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.

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N5 v's N5 ApplicationsCommon TopicsAn excellent sheet detailing the differences
Exam Worksheet 1AreaWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 2Compound InterestWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 3Container Packing, VideoWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 4Finances - Foreign ExchangeWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 5Finances - Hire Purchase & Best BuysWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 6Finances - NI CalculationsWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 7Finances - SharesWithout AnswersTopic not in 2023!
Exam Worksheet 8Finances - Wages & Over TimeWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 9FractionsWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 10GradientsWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 11Percentages Without Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 12PerimeterWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 13Pie ChartsWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 14Precedence Tables, PowerPoint, Video 1, 2Without Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 15ProbabilityWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 16Pythagoras Without Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 17RatioWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 18Reading ScaleWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 19Scale Drawings & Bearings, For PrintingWithout AnswersTopic not in 2023!
Exam Worksheet 20Scatter GraphsWithout AnswersTopic not in 2023!
Exam Worksheet 21Standard DeviationWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 22Stem & Leaf, Box Plots and QuartilesWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 23Speed, Distance & TimeWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 24Time ZonesWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 25ToleranceWithout Answers2023 Included!
Exam Worksheet 26Volume Without Answers2023 Included!

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14. N5 Numeracy Unit – Maths Videos & Worksheets 

Please check out our new N5 Videos & Worksheets dedicated page. Although primarily intended for the National 5 Maths course, some of the topics are applicable to the N5 Numeracy Unit. The videos provide quality lessons by topic.



15. N5 Numeracy Unit Finances in Real Life (Budgeting)

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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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

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16. N5 Numeracy Unit – Homework (Level 2/3)

Thanks to maths777and Auchinleck Academy for making available the excellent resources below. The resources below can be used as an introduction to some topics with more challenging worksheets in the next section

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Homework 1Number Work 1Homework 12Ratio & Proportion 2
Homework 2Number Work 2Homework 13Distance, Speed & Time 1
Homework 3Number Work 3Homework 14Distance, Speed & Time 2
Homework 4Order of OperationsHomework 15Data Analysis 1
Homework 5RoundingHomework 16Data Analysis 2
Homework 6Negative NumbersHomework 17Data Analysis 3
Homework 7FractionsHomework 18Data Analysis 4
Homework 8Percentages 1Homework 19Perimeter & Area
Homework 9Percentages 2Homework 20Enlargement & Reduction
Homework 10Percentages 3Homework 21Volume
Homework 11Ratio & Proportion 1Whole BookletHERE

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17.  N5 Numeracy Unit – Homework (Level 3/4)

Thanks to maths777 and Inverclyde Academy for making available the excellent resources below.

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Homework 1Algebra & Common FactorStatisticsMixed Questions
Homework 2Area & Circumference of a CircleAlgebra & Common FactorMixed Questions
Homework 3SimilarityArea & Circumference of a CircleMixed Questions
Homework 4Area of QuadrilateralsSimilarityMixed Questions
Homework 5GradientArea of QuadrilateralsMixed Questions
Homework 6Angles in a CircleGradientMixed Questions
Homework 7Pie ChartsAngles in a CircleMixed Questions
Homework 8Straight LinesPie ChartsMixed Questions
Homework 9PythagorasStraight LinesMixed Questions
Homework 10Changing Subject of the FormulaPythagorasMixed Questions
Homework 11TrigonometryChanging Subject of the FormulaMixed Questions
Homework 12Revision 1Trigonometry
Homework 13Revision 2Mixed Questions
Homework 14Revision 3Revision 4
Homework 15Revision 5Revision 6

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18. N5 Numeracy Unit – PowerPoints 

Thanks to the authors for making these freely available Some of the PowerPoints below are applicable to the N5 Numeracy Unit.

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PowerPoint 1 Angles - Introduction PowerPoint 28Factorising - Common Factor. Factorising - Mixed Types
PowerPoint 2Angles - Corresponding & AlternatePowerPoint 29Foreign Exchange
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 33Negative Numbers
PowerPoint 7Area - TrianglePowerPoint 34Percentages
PowerPoint 8Area - Rhombus & KitePowerPoint 35Percentages, Non-Calculator
PowerPoint 9Area - Composite Shapes 1PowerPoint 36Percentages (% to Fractions & Decimals)
PowerPoint 10Area - Composite Shapes 2PowerPoint 37Percentages (10 Questions)
PowerPoint 11CirclesPowerPoint 36Percentages (Appreciation/Depreciation)
PowerPoint 12Circles - CircumferencePowerPoint 37Percentages - Reverse
PowerPoint 13Circles - Circum & AreaPowerPoint 39PowerPoint (Mixed Topics)
PowerPoint 14Circles - Arc LengthPowerPoint 40Prisms & Volume
PowerPoint 15Circles - Sector AreaPowerPoint 41Prisms (Sphere & Cone)
PowerPoint 16Circles - Arcs & SectorsPowerPoint 42Quadratic Functions
PowerPoint 17Circles - Symmetry Part 1PowerPoint 43Scientific Notation
PowerPoint 18Circles - Symmetry Part 2PowerPoint 44Simultaneous Equations
PowerPoint 19Circles - Triangles insidePowerPoint 45Speed Formula
PowerPoint 20Comparing DataPowerPoint 46Squaring Out Brackets
PowerPoint 21Compound InterestPowerPoint 47Standard Deviation
PowerPoint 22Decimals to MinutesPowerPoint 48Straight Lines 2
PowerPoint 23Distance FormulaPowerPoint 49Straight Line Equations
PowerPoint 24Dot & Box PlotsPowerPoint 50Time Formula
PowerPoint 25Distance, Speed & Time GraphsPowerPoint 51Trig Functions & Equations
PowerPoint 26Distance, Speed & TimePowerPoint 52Volume of Solids 1
PowerPoint 27FactorisingPowerPoint 53Volume of Solids 2
PowerPoint 54Squares & Square Roots

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19. N5 Numeracy Unit – 100 Lesson Starters

Thanks to the authors for making the excellent resources below freely available. Additional Lesson Starters for N5 Maths students can be found by clicking on the Free National 5 Maths Home Page HERE.

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20. Fun Maths 

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Topic
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Link - 2
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Aerial View QuizFamous Places in the WorldAnswers
YouTubeFamous Singers singing times tables!
Fun Class Starter QuestionHow Many Triangles - 1Answer
Fun Class Starter QuestionHow Many Triangles - 2Answer
Fun Class Starter Question9 Dots ChallengeAnswer
Fun Class Starter QuestionCounting the Number of F'sAnswer, Template - For Cutting Out
Amazing Curves Using Straight LinesCurve Stitching Template - See PowerPointCurve Stitching Power Point
Drawing Geometric PattersTemplate - See PowerPointGeometric Patterns PowerPoint
Pupils Life in Numbers WorksheetExemplar You in Numbers - Template
Make Your Own WordsearchWord Search - Make Your Own20 x 20 pupils names works well
Fun Optical IllusionsOptical IIlusions, Runner or Dog?
Mystery Riddles Video7 Fun Mystery Riddles
Dot to DotDot to Dot - Cool Sports Car, Solution, 2 Sides Remind pupils to STOP at each arrow
Dot to Dot Precise MeasureLink
CoordinatesHalloween - Bat, Owl, PumpkinCourtesy of maths.drill.com
CoordinatesElf, Frosty, HollySolutions - Elf, Frosty, Holly
CoordinatesRudolf 1, Rudolf 2Solns - Rudolf 1, Rudolf 2
CoordinatesSantaSanta Solution
CoordinatesBart - CoordinatesOwl - Coordinates
Positive CoordinatesEaster ChickChick Solution
Negative CoordinatesEaster BunnyBunny Solution
Negative CoordinatesSanta (Print 2 Pages Per Sheet)
X-Mas Word ProblemsX-Mas Word ProblemsAnswers
X-Mas Enlargement/ReductionX-Mas Themed Enlargement/Reduction
X-Mas Word Search - 1X-Mas Word Search 1 (Print Booklet format)
X-Mas Word Search - 2Large X-Mas Word Search 232 X-Mas Words
X-Mas Word Search - 3X-Mas Word Search 3
Nativity Word SearchNativity Wordsearch 1Nativity Wordsearch 2
Maths Word SearchWord Search 1 , Word Search 2Courtesy of Duncan Keith
Easter Maths QuizEaster Maths QuizCourtesy Solutions Education
Fun Maths SongsPolygon Song, BODMAS SongCircle Song
KahootKahoot
Top Marks Hit the ButtonHit the Button Video Game (Interative)
Geometry DashGeometry Dash
SudokuSudoku
Shootout (PowerPoint)Squares & Square Roots
Symmetry & ReflectionWorksheet

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21. Links to Maths websites including games

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Website Name
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Link
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Comment
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Website 1Study Pack - National 5 Maths LinkHighly Recommended
Website 2Study Pack - N5 Applications of Maths LinkHighly Recommended
Website 3Study Pack - Higher Maths LinkHighly Recommended
Website 4Study Pack - Advanced Higher Maths LinkHighly Recommended
Website 5Advanced Higher Maths LinkHighly Recommended
Website 6Dr Austin MathsLinkRecommended
Website 7BGE MathsLink
Website 8BBC GamesLink
Website 9BlooketLink
Website 10Cool Maths GamesLink
Website 11Corbett MathsLink
Website 12CountOn Maths GamesLink
Website 14DadsWorksheets.comLink
Website 15Dr Frost MathsLink
Website 16Don Steward MathsLink
Website 17Dot to Dot Precision MeasureLink
Website 18Dynamic MathsLink
Website 19Future LearnLink
Website 20Fun BrainLink
Website 21GCSE Exam Boards - Important InfoLink
Website 22Hegarty MathsLink
Website 23Higher MathsLinkHighly Recommended
Website 24Maths MuttLinkRecommended
Website 25MathsGames.orgLink
Website 26MathPlay.com - free online gamesLink
Website 27Mathsticks.comLink
Website 28Maths.scotLink
Website 29MathsIsFun.comLink
Website 30MathsDrills.comLink
Website 31MathsAid.comLink
Website 32Maths StartersLink
Website 33Maths ZoneLink
Website 34Maths.bot.com - Create WorksheetsLink
Website 35Mr Carter Maths - Bronze, Silver & GoldLink
Website 36Multiplication,comLink
Website 37National 5 MathsLinkHighly Recommended
Website 38National 5 Applications of Maths LinkHighly Recommended
Website 39National 5 Numeracy Unit LinkHighly Recommended
Website 40National 3 MathsLinkHighly Recommended
Website 41National 4 MathsLinkHighly Recommended
Website 42NRichLink
Website 43Primary GamesLink
Website 43Primary InteractiveLink
Website 43Primary ResourcesLink
Website 44Resource AholicLink
Website 45S1 & S2 MathsLinkHighly Recommended
Website 46Sum DogLink
Website 47Super Teacher WorksheetsLink
Website 48Teacher LedLink
Website 49Top MarksLink
Website 50Work Sheets.com - Cross Number PuzzlesLink

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22. N5 Numeracy Unit – Mind Maps

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Mind Map
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Mind Map
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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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23. N5 Numeracy Unit – Assessment Proposal

One proposed assessment methodology and associated timings is to split each of the two outcomes into two separate unit assessments as shown in the table below. Learners are assessed at the end of each block of work.  An opportunity for reassessment can be given if necessary.

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Outcome 1Use numerical skills to solve real-life problems involving money/time/measurementNumeracy 1October
Numeracy 2December
Outcome 2Interpret graphical data and situations involving probability to solve real-life problems involving money/time/measurementManaging FinanceFebruary
StatisticsApril

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24.  N5 Numeracy Unit – Course Outline

Please find below a Course Outline covering all content taken from the SQA Support Notes. An approach to studying/delivering this course is to use the table below in conjunction with the wealth of resources on this page.

Skill
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Revision of numerical notation and units * including: =, +, -, x, /, ÷, <, >, ( ), %, colon and decimal point and simple formulae.
* selecting and using appropriate units for money, time and measurement (length, weight, volume and temperature)
Selecting and carrying out calculations * round answers to the nearest significant figure or three decimal places
* multiply or divide a number given to two decimal places by multiples of 10, 100 and 1000
Percentages* find percentages of quantities
* calculate compound percentage increase and decrease
Fractions * add and subtract simple fractions, eg ½ + ¼ and ⅔ - ⅓
* fractions of quantities
* express a quantity as a percentage of another quantity
Ratio * ratio calculations
* sharing in a given ratio
* use direct proportion
Speed, Distance & Time * calculate speed, time and distance
* calculate time intervals across different time zones
Money* Budgeting
Measurement * To the nearest marked, minor unnumbered division on an instrument for length, weight, volume and temperature
Making decisions * Identifying relevant measurements and results of calculations to make a decision.
Justifying decisions * Using evidence from the results of measurements or calculations to justify decisions
Extracting and interpreting data * Comparative/compound bar graphs, line graphs and stem & leaf diagrams (including back to back).
* Pie charts
* Scattergraphs
* a table with at least five categories of information
* calculating mean, median & mode from a diagram.
Making/justifying decisions using evidence from the Interpretation of data
* make decisions based on patterns, trends or relationships in data
* use evidence from the interpretation of data to justify decisions
Making/justifying decisions based on probability* state the probability of an event happening
* use relative frequency to make decisions
* use evidence from the interpretation of probability to justify decisions
* analyse the probability of combined events to make and justify decisions

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