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## 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