## Functional Skills Maths Level 1 Syllabus

The syllabus for Functional Skills Maths Level 1 includes the following modules and units.

## Using Numbers and the Number System

- Read, write, order and compare large numbers
- Positive and negative numbers
- Multiply and divide whole numbers and decimals
- Use multiplication facts and division facts
- Simple formulae expressed in words
- Calculate squares of one-digit and two-digit numbers
- BIDMAS/BODMAS
- Common fractions and mixed numbers
- Find fractions of whole number quantities or measurements
- Work with decimals up to three decimal places
- Percentage increases and decreases
- Estimate answers using fractions and decimals
- Simple ratios and direct proportions

## Common Measures, shape and space

- Calculate simple interest and discounts in multiples of 5% on amounts of money
- Convert between units of length, weight, capacity, money and time
- Use scales on maps and drawings
- Area and perimeter of simple shapes
- Volume of cubes and cuboids
- Draw 2D shapes
- Line symmetry
- Angles
- Nets of 3D shapes

## Handling information and data

- Represent data in tables, diagrams and charts
- Group data and represent data graphically
- Mean and range
- Probability
- Probability as fractions

## Problems and Decision Making

- Read and understand mathematical information and terms
- Use knowledge and understanding to a required level of accuracy
- Analyse and interpret answers
- Check the sense and reasonableness of answers
- Present results demonstrating reasoning to support processes