Highfield Functional Skills Maths Learner Guidance

This Highfield Functional Skills Maths Learner Guidance is a series of learning resources to support the learners who aim at passing the Functional Skills Level 2 Maths.

Learning Outcome 1 – Lead Read, write, order and compare positive and negative numbers of any size

Khan Academy Suggested Learning: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-negative-number-topic/cc-6th-comparing-negative-numbers/v/ordering-negative-numbers

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Suggested activities:

https://irp-cdn.multiscreensite.com/17529233/files/uploaded/L2%20Place%20Value.pdf

The basic of understanding negative numbers

Learning Outcome 2 – Carry out calculations with numbers up to one million including strategies to check answers including estimation and approximation

Learning Outcome Evaluate expressions and make substitutions in given formulae in words and symbols

Simplified BBC bitesize learning https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zsnycdm/video

further your knowledge: there is an interesting course on Khan Academy on Alebra I would suggest taking this course it’s free.

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/x2f8bb11595b61c86:foundation-algebra

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Learning Ouctome Work out percentages of amounts and express one amount as a percentage of another

Section includes learning for the following outcomes.:

  • Identify and know the equivalence between fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Work out percentages of amounts and express one amount as a percentage of another
  • Calculate percentage change (any size increase and decrease), and original value after percentage change

Activities to support

Learning Outcome order, add, subtract and compare amounts or quantities using proper and improper fractions and mixed numbers

Further reading and activities