# Solving ratio and proportion problems

### Term 3 starting in week 3 :: Estimated time: 2 weeks

• Solve problems with direct proportion (review)
• Direct proportion and conversion graphs (review)
• Solve problems with inverse proportion
• Solve ratio problems given the whole or a part (review)

For higher-attaining pupils:

• Graphs of inverse relationships
• Solve problems ratio and algebra

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## Activities for pupils

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.

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## Lesson Starters

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

### 1st Lesson

#### Plant More Trees

If six girls can plant 90 trees in a day. How many trees can ten girls plant in a day? The unitary method.

### 2nd Lesson

#### Aunty Dotty

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

### 3rd Lesson

#### Handshakes

If all the students in this room shook hands with each other, how many handshakes would there be altogether?

### 4th Lesson

#### Weather Report

Find five different integers that multiply together to give a product of twelve.

### 5th Lesson

#### Intents Excitement

Work out the mathematical words missing from the story about buying a tent.

### 6th Lesson

#### Refreshing Revision

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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.

White Rose Resources
 End of block assessments provide a quick progress check at the end of each block of learning to make sure students have understood the content covered. This Scheme of Learning was produced by White Rose Maths and is used here with permission granted on 30th June 2021.

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