Use the grids to draw pictures to different scales.
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?
Can you decide whose drink has the strongest blackcurrant flavour
from these pictures?
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
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?
Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you
find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?
Lottie and Adele sent a clear and concise solution to this problem.
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
This article for teachers describes several games, found on the
site, all of which have a related structure that can be used to
develop the skills of strategic planning.
An article for teachers which discusses the differences between
ratio and proportion, and invites readers to contribute their own
Match the halves.