## Functional Maths Student Book: Free sample on wind power and formulae

Our **AQA Functional Maths Student Book** is publishing in June, and here’s a free sample we thought we’d share along the way. It comes from a Level 2 chapter on formulae.

Each chapter starts with “Practise the Maths”, an opportunity for students to make sure they have the basic skills needed before tackling functional questions:

Then come the functional questions. In this chapter, the context is wind power and wind turbines:

**Looking for other free Functional teaching resources?**

We’ve blogged these recently: **Election Maths** (handling data, percentages), **Volcano Maths** (probability; distance-speed-time), **Countdown to the World Cup** (fractions) **Maths in the Roof Garden** (volume, area, perimeter), **Of Rock Festivals and Number Skills** (interpreting data, number skills).

**Confused by developments in Functional Maths this year? **

Click here to see a Survivor’s Guide to **Functional Maths** in 2010, and click here to see the **Functional Maths resources** that we will be publishing.

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