1 Page 1 of 19 QUESTION AND ANSWER ASSESSMENT PAPER IQ functional skills qualification in mathematics at Level 2 PAPER ID 1003000 Unit Level Level 2 Time allowed 2 hours This ASSESSMENT has two tasks. 50 marks in total. You will need: This QUESTION and ANSWER PAPER A pencil/pen, PAPER , ruler, eraser A calculator Candidate instructions: Read the instructions and each QUESTION carefully Try to ANSWER ALL the questions ANSWER questions in the box provided Show the working for every QUESTION Do NOT rub anything out, cross out any rough work Complete ALL of the following information: Learner name Centre name Centre number Date of ASSESSMENT Candidate declaration I confirm that this is all my own work Signature: Date For assessor use Task Marks 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e 2f Total /50 Date Sign Name Page 2 of 19 Task 1 You work for Watermark Wholesale Stationary Supplies.
2 You receive an email from your manager Susan Stone. You need to work out the cost of fuel used by your car to get to the meeting and back. You find the following information on a web site: Email Subject: Attending a meeting in Panchester next Wednesday From : Susan Dear Candidate I would like you to attend a meeting with me next Wednesday in Panchester. It s important that you get there on time. The meeting starts at 9:00am. The company will pay for your train travel or your fuel and parking if you use your own car. Please confirm how you intend to travel to the meeting. At the meeting I would like you to present our area sales figures for the first three months of this year. Thanks Susan Department Manager 7 minute walk from car park to meeting location Page 3 of 19 Use this formula to calculate total fuel cost. T = where T is the total cost of fuel in f is the cost of one litre of fuel in d is the total distance in miles c is the fuel consumption of the car in miles per gallon Fuel costs per litre.
3 Your car s fuel consumption is 30 miles per gallon. 1a) What is the total cost of attending the meeting if you use your car? Include the cost of parking and fuel for the return trip to Panchester. Show all of your working Use a suitable method to check your calculations ANSWER (4 marks) For assessor use Marks /4 Page 4 of 19 1b) You could also travel to Panchester by train. Your nearest station is Ribley which is a quarter of an hour s walk from your home. From Panchester station, there is a 10 minute walk to get to the meeting location. This is the train timetable. Ribley 0648 0714 0716 0729 0749 0801 Panchester 0801 0827 0813 0842 0846 0858 Single ticket Anytime return ticket Which is the most suitable train for you to catch to get to the meeting at 9:00 on time? Explain your reasoning. Show all of your working ANSWER (3 marks) For assessor use Marks /3 Page 5 of 19 1c) A colleague says that the probability of a train arriving in Panchester on time or early is only 50%.
4 On a website you find this information. Punctuality of trains to Panchester for one month period Arrival time More than 15 minutes late 11 to 15 minutes late 6 to 10 minutes late 1 to 5 minutes late On time 1 to 5 minutes early 6-10 minutes early Number of trains 6 23 45 67 85 45 5 Is the colleague correct? Explain your reasoning. Show all of your working ANSWER (4 marks) For assessor use Marks /4 Page 6 of 19 1d) Using your calculations from questions a, b and c; the information in the email from your manager and the map; decide whether you are going to travel to the meeting by car or train. You must support your decision by taking the time, cost and the reliability of the transport into consideration. You may re-consider your ANSWER to 1b when you consider the costs. You can use this box for any further calculations you need to do or notes you need to make. The calculations and the notes will not be marked.
5 Page 7 of 19 Write an email to your manager Susan Stone justifying your decision. (3 marks) Email Subject: Attending a meeting in Panchester next Wednesday From : Candidate For assessor use Marks /3 Page 8 of 19 1e) You are now going to prepare the sales figures for the meeting. This table shows your company s weekly sales for the first three months of this year. Month January February March Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Sales ( ) 3800 3400 2900 3100 3300 3500 3700 3900 3600 3200 3700 3300 3500 Produce a suitable chart or graph to present the weekly sales figures for the first three months of this year at the meeting. ANSWER (2 marks) Page 9 of 19 Using the graph you have produced, prepare for possible questions from colleagues by noting down a comment about the weekly sales figures for the first three months of this year.
6 AnA ANSWER (1 mark) For assessor use Marks /3 Page 10 of 19 1f This table shows your company s weekly sales for the first three months of this year. Month January February March Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Sales ( ) 3800 3400 2900 3100 3300 3500 3700 3900 3600 3200 3700 3300 3500 This is the information on company sales for the first three months of last year. Mean weekly sales 3425 Range of weekly sales 675 Using the sales figures for the first three months of this year and the information from last year compare sales for the two years using TWO different statistical methods. Show all of your working Use a suitable method to check your calculations ANSWER (6 marks) For assessor use Marks /6 Page 11 of 19 Task 2 You work for Watermark Wholesale Stationary Supplies.
7 You receive an email from your manager Susan Stone. Plan of the land that can be used as a car park Email Subject: Onsite parking From : Simon Dear Candidate I would like to deal with the issue of on-site parking. We have heard that it s difficult for staff to find parking spaces. We could use the waste land at the back of our building for parking if it s an issue- see plan attached. The land will have to be fenced and surfaced. I ve also attached a flyer from a fencing supplier that you might find useful. Please prepare some costs for me to consider. I have allocated a budget of 30,000 for the surfacing of the car park. Thanks Susan Department Manager Key Entrance Not to scale 15m 42m 14m 62m 20m Page 12 of 19 Details of a local supplier of fencing Freddie s Fantastic Fencing Free delivery on all orders over Lapped panel Guaranteed to last 5 years Guaranteed to last 10 years 2 metre x 2 metre quality fence panels Lapped panel, only each 2m Wire netting 5 metre roll metre roll 30 metre roll Page 13 of 19 2a) Your manager wants to know if staff have problem with parking.
8 This graph shows the results from one QUESTION from the recent staff survey on parking. Write a suitable response to your manager regarding the issue with parking to include the proportion of all the staff in the survey that have a problem parking every day. Show all of your working ANSWER (4 marks) 01020304050 Every dayOnce or twice a weekOnce or twice amonthNeverNumber of staffResponsesHow often do you have a problem parking?For assessor use Marks /4 Page 14 of 19 2b) The land for the car park will need fencing all the way round, except for the entrance. Calculate the cost of the alternatives available from Freddie s Fantastic Fencing. Which type of fencing do you recommend? Explain your reasoning. Show all of your working Use a suitable method to check your calculations ANSWER (8 marks) For assessor use Marks /8 Page 15 of 19 2c) You have a budget of 30,000 to surface the car park.
9 You have received the following quote: JSA Groundworks Surfacing car park with tarmac 33 per square metre 2 % discount for areas 500 - 999 m2 5% discount for areas over 1000m2 Calculate the total cost of surfacing the car park using JSA Groundworks. Can you afford to have the car park surfaced? Show all of your working ANSWER (7 marks) For assessor use Marks /7 Page 16 of 19 2d) You need to work how many disabled car parking spaces there can be in the car park. All parking spaces are rectangles. Standard spaces are metres wide and metres in length. Disabled spaces require a further metre width. Use this scale diagram to show one disabled and one regular car parking space. ANSWER (3 marks) For assessor use Marks /3 50 cm 50 cm Page 17 of 19 2e) The ratio of disabled parking spaces to regular parking spaces should be at least 1 :10 Your manager estimates that you can get 44 car parking spaces in the car park.
10 If 4 disabled spaces have been allocated, is this the correct ratio? ANSWER (2 marks) For assessor use Marks /2 Page 18 of 19 2f) Your manager thinks that it will be possible to get at least 40 regular and 4 disabled parking spaces in the car park. Using the diagram below to help you, estimate whether you think she is right. Remember to include sufficient room to drive in and turn. If you use a diagram to help you with the estimation this does not have to be drawn to scale. ANSWER (2 marks) Key Entrance Not to scale 15m 42m 14m 62m 20m Page 19 of 19 Is your manager right about the number of spaces you can fit in the car park?