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

Packed with worked examples for comprehensive understanding of the course. Up-to-date with the latest 2017 SQA course changes.


ISBN: 978-1-906736-41-5, 128pp

This BrightRED Study Guide for National 5 Mathematics starts with a Key Revision section followed by three chapters covering the SQA National 5 course. There are 60 two-page topic spreads covering the major aspects of National 5 Mathematics. Each spread contains the key elements from each topic as well as advice, formulae, diagrams and examples of exam standard with solutions and hints for every topic. There are Don't Forget hints which include vital areas to focus on and each topic ends with Things To Do and Think About with examples for you to practice.

Another innovation in the book is the BrightRED Digital Zone, a free online source of examples and solutions covering the entire syllabus, as well as visual guides, online calculators and YouTube clips.


  • Expressions and Formulae
  • Relationships
  • Applications

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