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- Understand the meaning and representation of ratio
- Understand and use ratio notation
- Solve problems involving ratios of the form 1:n (or n:1)
- Solve proportional problems involving the ratio m:n
- Divide a value into a given ratio
- Express ratios in ther simplest integer form
- Express ratios in the form 1:n
- Compare ratios and related fractions
- Understand IT as the ratio between diameter and circumference
- Understand gradient of a line as a ratio

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Here are some related resources in alphabetical order. Some may only be appropriate for high-attaining learners while others will be useful for those in need of support. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Circles Practise using pi to calculate various circle measurements. There are six levels of difficulty.
- Dividing in a Ratio A slide presentation showing how to divide a quantity in a given ratio
- Gradient of a Line Practise the skill of finding the gradients of straight lines by counting squares and dividing rise by run.
- Ratio A self marking exercise on using ratio notation, reducing a ratio to its simplest form and dividing a given quantity into a number of parts in proportion to a given ratio.
- Ratio Clues Arrange the ratio clues in the clouds in a logical order to work out the values of the twelve letters.
- Ratio Video Learn to work with ratios including dividing a quantity in a given ratio.
- Recipe Ratios Learn the mathematics required to adapt recipes to serve a different number of people.

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

Here are some suggestions for whole-class, projectable resources which can be used at the beginnings of each lesson in this block.

A real life situation requiring the division an amount of money according to a given ratio.

If the dimensions of an object double, its volume increases by a factor of eight.

Fit families onto eleven seater buses without splitting up the families.

For mathematical questions to get everyone thinking at the beginning of the lesson.

Can you recognise the mystery numbers from the clues?

Add up a sequence of consecutive numbers. Can you find a quick way to do it?

Some of the Starters above are to reinforce concepts learnt, others are to introduce new ideas while others are on unrelated topics designed for retrieval practice or and opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.