## National 5 Maths In Scotland

The SQA course specification divides the National 5 syllabus into six main areas. To make it easier to find what you want, I’ve split these down further into more specific topics. Scroll down to see all the topics. These topics cover *most* of the syllabus but remember to check your class notes and textbooks as well.

**Numerical Skills****Algebraic Skills**- Expanding Brackets
- Factorising/Difference of Two Squares
- Algebraic Fractions
- Functional Notation
- Straight Lines
- Changing the Subject of a Formula
- Simultaneous Equations
- Quadratics

**Geometric Skills**- Circles and Sectors
- Pythagoras Theorem
- Volumes
- Similarity and Scale Factor
- Vectors

**Trigonometrix Skills**- Right Angled Trig (SohCahToa)
- Non Right Angled Trig
- Trig Relationships/CAST
- Trig Graphs
- Bearings

**Statistical Skills**- Mean, Mode, Median, Range, SIQR
- Standard Deviation
- Scattergraphs

**Reasoning Skills**- Problem Solving