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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.
Growth and Decay Problems

Growth and Decay Problems

7 carefully structured worksheets that show students how to perform calculations of repeated percentage changes in growth and decay problems. Using percentage multiplier in real life situations like population growth or credit card interest. Sketch the graphs to see how poulations and amounts change over time. The answers are included. GCSE 9-1 references R16, R9, N6, N7, A14 For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets
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Cuboid Volumes

Cuboid Volumes

A colourful powerpoint and three worksheets to introduce or revise how to calculate the volume of a cuboid or cube using the formula. It begins with examples showing how centimetre cubes fit into larger boxes to explain where the formula comes from. There are practical examples plus extension activities for working out missing dimensions of sides and cubing numbers to find the volume of cubes. Enlarging shapes and converting cubic units are also mentioned. The three worksheets cover three different levels of difficulty and have problems similar to those in the powerpoint. GCSE 9-1 references G16, G14, G12, N2, N6 For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets
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Pythagoras Questions

Pythagoras Questions

This resource consists of a power point lesson that can be used to teach or revise the use of Pythagoras’s Theorem and 11 worksheets for consolidation or revision. The theorem is used first in right-angled triangles then in isosceles triangles and for finding the length of the diagonals of rectangles. The worksheets provide a framework for calculating the distance between two points given as co-ordinates, there are grids to help students visualise the method. Other topics covered include areas and perimeters and also the properties of triangles and a triangular prism so that Pythagoras can be applied to solving more complicated problems. DfE reference for GCSE 2017 G20, G15, G16, G11, G6, G1, G4, A18, A8, N7 Please review this resource. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop
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MONEY BASICS

MONEY BASICS

This set of money worksheets is written and illustrated for adults and older teenagers who want to improve their basic maths skills but it is also suitable for younger age groups. The sheets begin at the level of adding up totals to 10p and progress through counting up the value of small sets of coins, counting in tens and making totals up to £1. Practise counting up change when buying items with a pound coin or £5 and £10. Choose the correct coins or notes to pay the right amount for things. Simple calculations involving the cost of buying several objects and the four rules. Convert amounts between punds and pence. See the problems caused by missing zeros when using a calculator. Rounding prices to estimate costs. Each worksheet comes in three versions. Monochrome, colour or on-screen completion ( answers need to be checked by a tutor ) Please review this resource and visit my TES shop and website to see similar products. http://www.skillsheets.co.uk
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Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

This set of worksheets is written and illustrated for adults and older teenagers who want to improve their basic maths skills but it is also suitable for younger age groups. Fractions are covered in various contexts. The ability to calculate a fraction of a given quantity, particularly a sum of money is covered at increasing levels of difficulty in preparation for similar calculations with percentages. Equivalent forms, cancelling, addition and subtraction are also included. The emphasis in the decimals section is on understanding place value. Tenths, hundredths and thousandths are introduced and related to fractions. There is also the opportunity to practise rounding off decimals, an important skill eeded when solving calculator problems. See percentages as fractions out of 100. Find one number as a percentage of another. Calculate a percentage of an amount by finding 1%. Calculator methods mainly. Equivalent forms of percentages, decimals and fractions. Each worksheet comes in three versions. Monochrome, colour or on-screen completion ( answers need to be checked by a tutor ) Please review this resource and visit my TES shop and website to see similar products. http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/
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PERCENTAGE BASICS

PERCENTAGE BASICS

This set of percentage worksheets is written and illustrated for adults and older teenagers who want to improve their basic skills but it is also suitable for younger age groups. The worksheets give a step by step introduction to percentages as fractions out of 100, equivalent forms as fractions and decimals and methods for working out of a percentage of an amount with and without a calculator. See how to work out one number as a percentage of another and calculate the percentage change when an amount has increased or decreased. Work out the new amount after a percentage change and simple examples of doing the reverse calculationto find the original amount. There are also some VAT calculations and wherever possible the questions are set in real-life contexts. Each worksheet comes in three versions. Monochrome, colour or on-screen completion ( answers need to be checked by a tutor ) Please review this resource and visit my TES shop and website to see similar products. http://www.skillsheets.co.uk
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ALGEBRA 1 - Basic Skills

ALGEBRA 1 - Basic Skills

This set of algebra worksheets is written and illustrated for adults and older teenagers who want to improve their basic skills though it is suitable for use with any age group. The worksheets give a basic introduction into using algebraic notation in expressions and formulas, substitution, simplifying and collecting like terms. Only positive numbers are used in the substitutions. There are pages about powers and brackets ( not multiplying out ). Also there are examples on multiplying and dividing simple expressions. There is an emphasis on using algebra in sensible situations too so that it makes more sense to people who may have previously been baffled. Each worksheet comes in three versions. Monochrome, colour or on-screen completion ( answers need to be checked by a tutor ) GCSE 9-1 refs A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A7 at foundation level Please review this resource and visit my TES shop and website to see similar products. http://www.skillsheets.co.uk
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Fraction Posters 1

Fraction Posters 1

Five colourful posters showing basic fraction vocabulary and diagrams. Print out and laminate for display or as revision card. The pages can also be used on a whiteboard for discussion. Please review this resource.
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6 Fraction Walls

6 Fraction Walls

This is a collection of six colourful posters that show fraction walls. 1. Wholes, halves and quarters 2. Wholes, halves, quarters and eighths 3. Wholes, halves, quarters, eighths and sixteenths 4. Whole, halves, thirds and quarters 5. Whole, halves, thirds, quarters and fifths 6. Whole, halves, fifths and tenths Print these out and use them as posters or laminate and use as revision cards. Can also be used on a whiteboard. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop
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Slopes and Equations of Lines

Slopes and Equations of Lines

8 worksheets that show what is meant by the slope of a line and how to work it out using a triangle. Draw and use the equations of straight lines in the form y = mx + b Please see my other resource for worksheets about perpendicular lines and their slopes. The original file is also provided in case you need to make edits. The answers are included. Please review this resource.
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Quadratic Equations

Quadratic Equations

Practice solving quadratic equations by factoring. Ten pages of questions where the answers have to be filled in. Includes examples where the coefficient of x² is more than 1 and equations where the coefficient of x is zero or the constant term is zero. Ideal for revision or for working one to one with students who need extra reinforcement. The answers are included and also the original file for editing.
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Standard Index Form - 4 worksheets

Standard Index Form - 4 worksheets

Four worksheets with notes and answers showing how to put numbers in and out of standard index form. How to do calculations in standard index form with or without a calculator. Practise reading and writing large numbers and place value. DfE reference for GCSE 9-1 N9 Useful for revision or homework. For more resources like this please visit the SKILLSHEETS Shop
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Functional Maths Level 1 Part 2

Functional Maths Level 1 Part 2

Two worksheets with mixed word problems based on paying for parking and driving lessons. Model written answers are provided. For more functional maths resources visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/FunctionalSkillsheets.html SKILLSHEETS Shop
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Functional Maths Level 1 Part 3

Functional Maths Level 1 Part 3

Two worksheets with mixed word problems based on buying milk and selling plants. Model written answers are provided. For more functional maths resources visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/FunctionalSkillsheets.html SKILLSHEETS Shop
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Functional Maths Level 2 Part 1

Functional Maths Level 2 Part 1

Two worksheets of word problems with written model answers. The first shows how answers to calculations can be checked and the second is set in the context of paying for driving lessons and using percentages. 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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Functional Maths Level 2 Part 4

Functional Maths Level 2 Part 4

Two worksheets with word problems about buying batteries and understanding electricity bills. Money and percentage calculations. Written model answers are provided. Illustrated with adult characters. 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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Functional Maths Level 2 Part 3

Functional Maths Level 2 Part 3

Two worksheets of mixed word problems. The first is about deciding which way is the most economical when buying several items and has written model answers. The second is about buying petrol and has a spreadsheet for calculating the answers depending on the current price for a litre of petrol. 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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Functional Maths Level 1 Part 4

Functional Maths Level 1 Part 4

Two worksheets with mixed word problems about buying stamps and supermarket special offers. Sample written worked answers are provided for one worksheet and there is a spreadsheet for calculating the answers for the stamp prices depending on current postage prices. For more functional maths resources visit http://www.skillsheets.co.uk/FunctionalSkillsheets.html SKILLSHEETS Shop
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Calculating Percentages using Multpliers

Calculating Percentages using Multpliers

Three worksheets that explain how to calculate percentages of amounts by using multipliers e.g. 23% of £540 = 0.23 x 540. Two of the worksheets have duplicates using slightly different numbers so there are 5 pages in total including the answers. The questions ask students to use different methods to calculate percentages and check the answers are the same and to think about WHY the method works by showing that dividing by 2 is the same as multiplying by ½. 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. Please review this resource. The original file is provided for editing.
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Linear Graphs  x = c  y = c

Linear Graphs x = c y = c

Five worksheets to improve understanding of the equations of horizontal and vertical lines in the form x = c or y = c. Practice 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. The answers are included and also the original file for editing. Please review this resource.
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Fractions and Percentages of Amounts

Fractions and Percentages of Amounts

8 pages of worksheets with answers. These worksheets were written for a student who struggled to remember how to calculate fractions and percentages of amounts. The connections between the methods are shown and there are calculations to do with and without a calculator. Also there are pages to practice multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. The answers are included. Please review this resource.
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Rounding off Decimal Numbers

Rounding off Decimal Numbers

Powerpoint and worksheet that 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 dollars has to be rounded to the nearest cent. The answers to the worksheet are provided as ar the original files for editing. Please review this resource.
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Using Pythagoras

Using Pythagoras

Exercises on using Pythagoras' formula to calculate missing sides in right-angled triangles. For more resources like this please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Skillsheets
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