# 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 Courses

- Free learning materials
- Relevant to all exam boards
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- Online exam
- Open Awards exam board
- Book anytime
- Resit if required
- Universally accepted qualification

- Online exam
- Open Awards exam board
- Book anytime
- Resit if required
- Universally accepted qualification
- Online course with video tutorials

## Mock Exam Solutions

## Course Content

### Using Numbers

#### 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 (e.g. when working with very large or very small numbers, and when calculating with decimals)
- 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 (such as 3.5 and \dfrac{7}{2} or 0.375 or \dfrac{3}{8}

#### 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

### Common measures, shape and space

#### 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
- (Does not include Decay or finding n).
- (Do not need to use the formula)
- (accounts for use of non-scientific calculator)

#### 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
- (does not include pressure)

#### Circles (Basics)

- Calculate perimeters and areas of circles
- know the formulae: circumference of a circle = 2\pi r = \pi d , area of a circle = \pi r2
- (accounts for use of non-scientific calculator)

#### Perimeter and Areas of Shapes

- Calculate perimeters and areas of 2-D shapes including triangles and circles and composite shapes including non-rectangular shapes (formulae given except for triangles and circles)
- (accounts for use of non-scientific calculator)

#### 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 (formulae to be given for 3-D shapes other than 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

### Handling information and data

#### 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 Past Paper Questions

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## Functional Skills Maths Level 2 FAQs

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