National 5 SQA Study Guides from Bright Red

BrightRED Study Guides for National 5 help you develop and apply invaluable knowledge and skills for your SQA exams. National 5 courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities. Our National 5 Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Glossary of key terms.

These full-colour books cover all content in an easy-to-learn format and are packed with BrightRED features including Don't Forget text boxes for key points  and Things To Do And Think About questions and exercises. Every National 5 Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


Brian J Logan

Completely up-to-date with the latest 2017 SQA course changes.


ISBN: 978-1-906736-78-1, 96pp

This Study Guide contains completely up-to-date material for the National 5 Applications of Mathematics course.

Each spread of this Applications of Mathematics guide will contain the key elements from each topic of the SQA National 5 course – advice, formulae, diagrams and examples of exam standard, together with solutions and hints. It will also contain a Don’t Forget section which includes vital areas to focus on within each spread and ends with a section called Things To Do and Think About, which contains examples for you to practise.

Another innovation in this guide is an online source of examples and solutions covering the entire syllabus on the free BrightRED Digital Zone. Solutions are given for all the examples providing a useful resource as you study. There are also suggested video links in each spread, including YouTube clips of teachers in action, visual guides, online calculators and even the occasional song!


  • Managing Finance and Statistics
  • Geometry and Measures
  • Numeracy