Resources tagged with: Ratio and proportion

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Broad Topics > Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion > Ratio and proportion

Scale Draw

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Use the grids to draw pictures to different scales.

Number the Sides

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

The triangles in these sets are similar - can you work out the lengths of the sides which have question marks?


Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you decide whose drink has the strongest blackcurrant flavour from these pictures?

Ratio or Proportion?

Age 7 to 14

An article for teachers which discusses the differences between ratio and proportion, and invites readers to contribute their own thoughts.

Number Lines in Disguise

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Some of the numbers have fallen off Becky's number line. Can you figure out what they were?

Little Man

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

The Man is much smaller than us. Can you use the picture of him next to a mug to estimate his height and how much tea he drinks?

Pi, a Very Special Number

Age 7 to 14

Read all about the number pi and the mathematicians who have tried to find out its value as accurately as possible.

Rod Ratios

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2?

The Tree and the Greenhouse

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Mum, Dad, Tim and Jill moved into a new house. If they cut down the big tree, will it miss the greenhouse?

Once Upon a Time

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you work out the height of Baby Bear's chair and whose bed is whose if all the things the three bears have are in the same proportions?

Cherry Buns

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Sam's grandmother has an old recipe for cherry buns. She has enough mixture to put 45 grams in each of 12 paper cake cases. What was the weight of one egg?

Pumpkin Pie Problem

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Peter wanted to make two pies for a party. His mother had a recipe for him to use. However, she always made 80 pies at a time. Did Peter have enough ingredients to make two pumpkin pies?

Nutty Mixture

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the ratio of cashew nuts to peanuts to find out how many peanuts Rachel has. What would the ratio be if Rachel and Marianne mixed their bags?

Orange Drink

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A 750 ml bottle of concentrated orange squash is enough to make fifteen 250 ml glasses of diluted orange drink. How much water is needed to make 10 litres of this drink?

Make Your Own Solar System

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system