Proportion bursts

Last updated: 15/12/2011
Contributor: Claire Woodhouse
Proportion bursts
Main Subject
Key stage
Category
Ratio, proportion and rates of change: Proportion
Inside
Includes answers
Resource type
Student activity
Starter/Plenary

A KS3-4 proportion resource. Students are given one simple fact and then use it as a base to find others using proportional reasoning. Four different versions are included, with base facts:

  • 10 sweets cost £3.40
  • 6 drinks cost £8.40
  • 5 pies weigh 1.5kg
  • €1 ≈ $1.40

 The resource would be suitable as a starter or short task for a KS3 or lower KS4 class.

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5

08/03/2019

Nice way of revising direct proportion without calling it that!

19/11/2016

5

5

08/03/2019

Nice way of revising direct proportion without calling it that!

19/11/2016

5