# SKILLSHEETS

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These resources are designed to get students to understand properly the topic they are working on. The sets of worksheets include a lot of repetition and are useful for teaching a topic or revision . Some of my resources are at a very basic level and are written for older teenagers and adults. If you like my style please send me suggestions of topics that you would like to see a resource created for.

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These resources are designed to get students to understand properly the topic they are working on. The sets of worksheets include a lot of repetition and are useful for teaching a topic or revision . Some of my resources are at a very basic level and are written for older teenagers and adults. If you like my style please send me suggestions of topics that you would like to see a resource created for.

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#### Areas of composite shapes

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This power point is for calculating the areas of rectangles, triangles and shapes made up of rectangles and triangles. For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Upper and Lower Bounds

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Six worksheets illustrating how to find the upper and lower bounds of measurements expressed to a given degree of accuracy. Visualise the results using scales. Use the upper and lower bounds of the dimensions of shapes in calculations. Revise the volume and surface area of a cone and the volume of a pyramid. See how to quote the answer of a calculation to an appropriate degree of accuracy. Practise rounding off to a given number of significant figures. DfE reference GCSE 9-1 N16, G17 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Functional Maths Entry Level 3 Set 5

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10 worksheets with mixed word problems on a variety of real life problems involving measurement and money calculations that require basic addition, subtraction, multiplication or division to find the answers. Adding up prices of bike equipment using a calculator Keeping a running total of amounts raised for charity using a scale. Sponsorship amounts Reading a mileage bar chart for a cycling holiday Using fractions to mark out a cycle trail and a walk Word problems about water usage when washing cars, watering the garden from a water butt, having baths and using a water meter. Illustrated with adult characters and includes the answers. For more functional maths resources visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/FunctionalSkillsheets.html For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

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Draw perpendicular gradient on grids in these 7 worksheets to see and understand the relationship between the gradients of perpendicular lines. Excellent revision/extension for work on gradients. The answers are included. Find the gradient of lines on grids and then draw lines perpendicular to them. Use y = mx + c to find the equations of perpendicular lines. Ideal for bridging the gap between higher GCSE and AS-level and providing real understanding. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Solving Equations using Graphs

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8 worksheets designed to improve understanding of this tricky topic for GCSE and A-level students. The graphs are quadratic graphs and approximate solutions are to be found by reading off values or finding points of intersection with appropriate straight lines. For the last pair of worksheets students have to determine which straight line to draw. The worksheets are effectively four pairs of sheets with each pair covering a particular idea. Some of the questions ask students to verify the answers by solving the equations using factorisation or the quadratic equation formula. The answers are all provided. GCSE 9-1 DfE reference A18, A19 find approximate solutions using a graph. Solve quadratic equations For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Improper Fractions

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This resource comprises a powerpoint and accompanying worksheet showing how to convert top heavy ( improper ) fractions into mixed numbers. Diagrams and photographs of simple practical situations are used to show first how e.g. eight halves is the same as four whole units then nine halves is four wholes and a half. Useful for all age groups that need a reminder or an introduction to this topic. GCSE 9-1 refs N2 For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Writing Inequalities

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These seven worksheets are aimed at helping to get pupils to understand the &lt; and &gt; symbols properly before they move on to solving inequalities. The notation is explained carefully and tasks include asking students to write out a sentence to explain what the inequalities. Several of the sheets are based on relating inequalities to numbers lines. There is a page of word problems to show how inequalities can be used to describe the real world. One worksheet asks students to insert the correct symbol &lt; , &gt; or = between two numbers ( including decimals, fractions and percentages ) to state the relationship between them. GCSE 2017 references N1, A3, A22 The sheets can be used for revision and reinforcement. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Indices Rules

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9 worksheets that explain the rules for indices. Work through how to multiply and divide powers and see how to deal with a ‘power of a power’. Understand and practise using negative and fractional indices. Includes mixed revision sheets and answer pages. GCSE 9-1 references N7, N6 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Transforming Graphs

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Seven worksheets for exploring the effect of transformations on graphs. Learn how parabolas and cubic graphs can be sketched quickly by looking at their equations and seeing how they are transformed from the basic y = x² and y = x³ graphs. Transform graphs of undefined functions by looking at the graph’s new equation and deciding what transformation it represents. Translations, reflections, reflections and stretches. These worksheets include answers and are suitable both for extra support for A-level students who need to be able to understand transformations fluently. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Linear Equations

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10 worksheets containing linear equations that get progressively harder for extra practice or revision. The unknown appears on both sides of the equations. For the first worksheets the answers are all positive whole numbers but later equations have negative or fractional solutions. Students are asked to check their answers for the first worksheets by putting the solution into both sides of the original equation to make sure it works out the same. The answers and working out are included. GCSE from 2017 references A17, A3, A2, A1, N3, N2 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Percentages REVISION notes

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Four pages of higher level GCSE revision notes about how to do different types of percentage calculation. Using multipliers, reverse percentages, increases and decreases, repeated changes. A useful summary for students on business or finance and other courses. DfE GCSE 9-1 references R9, N12, R16 For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Percentage Multipliers - Increasing and Decreasing

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These four structured worksheets show how to use multipliers to decrease or increase an amount by a percentage. The aim is to show students how to use this efficient method as an alternative to calculating the change then adding or subtracting it. This will make them especially useful for teaching this tricky topic to foundation level GCSE students in the new specification. The answers are included. The questions ask students to use different methods to calculate the answers and check they are the same. There is a page of word problems to apply the method to real life situations. This topic usually skips by so quickly at school that many students miss it and are left perplexed when they are expected to understand how to do reverse percentage calculations. These pages are ideal for independent learning or revision and follow on from the ‘Calculating Percentages using Multipliers’ resource. DfE reference R9 for GCSE For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Linear Graphs x = c y = c

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Five worksheets to improve understanding of the equations of horizontal and vertical lines in the form x = c or y = c. Practise reading and plotting coordinates. Vocabulary includes parallel, perpendicular, diagonal, perimeter, area, centre and intersect. Ideal for revision or for working one to one with students who need extra reinforcement. DfE reference for GCSE 9-1 A9, A8, A12, G1, G4 The answers are included. For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Functional Maths Entry Level 3 Set 6

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11 worksheets with mixed word problems on a variety of real life problems involving measurement and money calculations that require basic addition, subtraction, multiplication or division to find the answers. Swimming - using prices of lessons and sessions. Pool measurements. Reading a table about swimming awards. Calculating the number of lengths needed to gain swimming certificates. Using a simple bus timetable and details of library opening times. Asthma care - reading and completing a line graph about peak flow data then drawing a full graph from raw data. Illustrated with adult characters and includes the answers. For more functional maths resources visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/FunctionalSkillsheets.html For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Functional Maths Entry Level 3

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Over 60 worksheets of mixed word problems about a variety of real life problems involving measurement and money calculations that require basic addition, subtraction, multiplication or division to find the answers. Illustrated with adult characters and includes the answers. For more functional maths resources at lower prices visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/cubecart/ For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop

#### Venn Diagrams

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20 worksheets covering a basic introduction to Venn diagrams, using set notation, probabilities ( including conditional probability ). Examples use 2 or 3 sets in real world contexts or abstract ones. Plenty here for a wide range of students studying this new topic for GCSE 9-1 and A level.

#### FRACTION BASICS

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This set of fraction worksheets is written and illustrated for adults and older teenagers who want to improve their basic skills though it is suitable for all age groups. The worksheets begin with explaining halves and quarters then work up through fractions with small denominators. There are diagrams and word problems to show fractions in everyday problems wherever possible. Convert between mixed numbers and top heavy fractions. Simple addition, subtractions, multiplications and divisions. How to use the fraction key on a calculator. Each worksheet comes in three versions. Monochrome, colour or on-screen completion ( answers need to be checked by a tutor ) For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop AVAILABLE CHEAPER at https://www.skillsheets.co.uk/cubecart/numeracy

#### Rounding off Decimal Numbers

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This powerpoint and worksheet can be used to show how to round off decimal numbers to a given number of decimal places or to the nearest whole number. Use also as an opportunity to revise place value for decimals. The later sections revise other types of calculations where the answers need to be rounded off including money calculations where the answer in pounds has to be rounded to the nearest penny. GCSE 9-1 references N15, N2 For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Areas of Squares

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Revision worksheet on calculating the area of squares. Finding the length of the sides given the area. For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets

#### Equivalent fractions

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This powerpoint uses diagrams and photographs to illustrate the equivalence of simple fractions. For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets