Resources tagged with: Direct & inverse proportion

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Broad Topics > Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion > Direct & inverse proportion

Triathlon and Fitness

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

The triathlon is a physically gruelling challenge. Can you work out which athlete burnt the most calories?

Rule of Three

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

If it takes four men one day to build a wall, how long does it take 60,000 men to build a similar wall?

Bus Stop

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Two buses leave at the same time from two towns Shipton and Veston on the same long road, travelling towards each other. At each mile along the road are milestones. The buses' speeds are constant. . . .

Roasting Old Chestnuts 3

Age 11 to 16

Mainly for teachers. More mathematics of yesteryear.

Oh for the Mathematics of Yesteryear

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

A garrison of 600 men has just enough bread ... but, with the news that the enemy was planning an attack... How many ounces of bread a day must each man in the garrison be allowed, to hold out 45. . . .

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.

Zin Obelisk

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

In the ancient city of Atlantis a solid rectangular object called a Zin was built in honour of the goddess Tina. Your task is to determine on which day of the week the obelisk was completed.

Points in Pairs

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Move the point P to see how P' moves. Then use your insights to calculate a missing length.