Functional Skills Maths Level 2

The level 2 functional skills maths qualification is a GCSE equivalent. At MME we offer one of the most popular free functional skills maths level 2 courses as well as the lowest cost online exam. You may have seen University course requirements or job applications that state they require a GCSE maths level 4-5 (grade C) or equivalent. Our level 2 exams are Ofqual regulated which means they are universally accepted by employers and course providers across the UK. Passing your functional skills maths level 2 exam will help to improve your employment chances as well as enabling you to apply for a range of jobs including public services such as the police. You will also be able to apply to apprenticeship schemes and University courses with this qualification. MME will support you with your revision, exam booking and results.

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Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Past Paper Questions

Get access to the most up to date functional skills maths level 2 past papers for all the major exam boards including City & Guilds, Edexcel and Open Awards. Past papers are a great way to revise and having the mark schemes enables you to mark the exams and see what areas of the course you need to work on.

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Course Content

34 sections

Addition and subtraction (Including decimals)

Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals up to three decimal places

And include numbers up 10 million and Money problems

Multiplication & Dividing (Including decimals)

Apply the four operations, including formal written methods, to integers,

Order of Operations

Follow the order of precedence of operators, including indices (No indices beyond cubic)

Decimals and place value

All both positive and negative; understand and use place value

Order, approximate and compare decimals

Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals up to three decimal places

Ordering Decimals

Read, write, order and compare positive and negative numbers of any size

Include decimals and fractions; use the symbols =, ≠, , ≤, ≥

Fractions (Adding, Subtracting, multiplying & Dividing)

Apply the four operations, - fractions (proper and improper), and mixed numbers

Fractions of amount

Express one number as a fraction of another

Percentage of Amount

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

Percentage Change

Calculate percentage change (any size increase and decrease), and original value after percentage change

Reverse Percentages

Calculate percentage change (any size increase and decrease), and original value after percentage change

Fractions to Decimals to Percentages

Identify and know the equivalence between fractions, decimals, and percentages

Work interchangeably with terminating decimals and their corresponding fractions

Estimation

Carry out calculations (up to one million) to check answers including estimation and approximation estimate answers; check calculations using approximation and estimation, including answers obtained using technology

Ratio (Basics)

Understand and calculate using ratios, use ratio notation, including reduction to simplest form, simplifying ratios, ratio of amount, total from 1 ratio

Direct and inverse Proportion (basics)

Direct proportion and inverse proportion (without the need for algebra)

Basic multiplication problems, involving some ratio

Substituting values into equations

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

Problems involving money

Perform calculations and solve problems multistep problems involving money

Compound Growth

Calculate amounts of money, compound interest, percentage increases, decreases and discounts including tax and simple budgeting

Unit Conversions

Convert between units of length, weight, money, and time.

Solve problems requiring unit conversions.

Conversion Graphs

Read and interpret conversion graphs

Speed and Density

Calculate using compound measures including speed, density, and rates of pay

Circles (Basics)

Calculate perimeters and areas of circles

know the formulae: circumference of a circle = 2\pi r=2πr = \pi d=πd , area of a circle = \pi r2=πr2

Perimeter and Areas of Shapes

Calculate perimeters and areas of 2-D shapes including triangles and circles and composite shapes including non-rectangular shapes

Nets of 3D shapes

Draw and interpret nets of regular and irregular 3D shapes

Using nets, draw corresponding 3D shapes.

Volume of 3D Shapes

Use formulae to find volumes and surface areas of 3-D shapes including cylinders

Can include more complex 3D shapes, however formula and definitions or all terms will be given.

Surface Area of 3D shapes

Cylinders, prisms, cuboids, pyramids, some slightly complex shapes

Can include more complex 3D shapes, however formula and definitions or all terms will be given.

Projections and Elevations

Understand and use common 2-D representations of 3-D objects

Construct and interpret plans and elevations of 3D shapes

Draw 3-D shapes to include plans and elevations

Maps and Scale Drawings

Calculate actual dimensions from scale drawings and create a scale diagram given actual measurements

Use scale factors, scale diagrams and maps

Coordinates

Use coordinates in 2-D, positive and negative, to specify the positions of points

Work with coordinates in all four quadrants

Drawn lines and shapes from given coordinates.

Angles in 2D shapes

Calculate values of angles and/or coordinates with 2-D and 3-D shapes

Angles in a triangle

Angles in a quadrilateral

Mean, Median, Mode and Range

Calculate the median and mode of a set of quantities

Use the mean, median, mode and range to compare two sets of data

Data tables (Two way tables)

Work out the probability of combined events including the use of diagrams and tables, including two-way tables

Frequency tables and Estimating the Mean

Estimate the mean of a grouped frequency distribution from discrete data

Simple Probability

Work out the probability of combined events including the use of diagrams and tables, including two-way tables

Express probabilities as fractions, decimals and percentages expected frequencies to theoretical probability, using appropriate language and the 0-1 probability scale

Scatter Graphs

Draw and interpret scatter diagrams and recognise positive and negative correlation.

Line of best fit

Functional Skills Maths Level 2 FAQs

Yes we provide access to all of the functional skills maths level 2 past papers for all of the exam boards.

Yes we provide access to all of the functional skills maths level 2 past paper mark schemes.

This is a good question to ask. Make sure you use the exam papers sparingly to help identify gaps in your understanding and to show areas that you need to work on as well as monitoring your progress. Make sure you use the mark schemes to check your answers before moving onto a new past paper.

Yes we provide a lot of functional skills maths resources for people to use. Visit our dedicated page.

Yes, you can book an Ofqual regulated level 2 maths exam through MME.

You can access our specialist functional skills tutors to help you prepare for your exam.

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