Inverse proportion in context

In this lesson, we will interpret, solve and model solutions to inverse proportion problems.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Fill in the gaps: Two quantities a and b are said to be directly proportional if one quantity is always a constant ........ of the other.

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Q2.Fill in the gaps: Two quantities x and y are said to be inversely proportional if x increases as y ............... at the same rate, so their product is constant.

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Q3.Fill in the gaps: Two variable quantities are said to be ........................ proportional if the product of the two quantities is constant.

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Q4.Three builders take 15 days to complete a project. How many days does would it take one builder?

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Q5.It takes 4 friends 6 hours to clean the garden. How long will it take 2?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gaps: Two quantities a and b are said to be directly proportional if one quantity is always a constant ........ of the other.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gaps: Two quantities x and y are said to be inversely proportional if x increases as y ............... at the same rate, so their product is constant.

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Q3.Fill in the gaps: Two variable quantities are said to be ........................ proportional if the product of the two quantities is constant.

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Q4.Three builders take 15 days to complete a project. How many days does would it take one builder?

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Q5.It takes 4 friends 6 hours to clean the garden. How long will it take 2?

5/5

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Inverse proportion in context

Exit Quiz

Q1.It takes 4 builders 6 days to build a wall. How long will it take 2 builders?

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Q2.It takes builders 6 days to build a wall. How long will it take 8 builders?

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Q3.It takes 2 people 3 hours to clean the house. How long does it take 6 people to clean?

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Q4.A journey takes 6 hours if driving at 30 mph. How long should the same journey if the driver drives ta 60mph?

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Q5.True or False: The circumference of a circle and its diameter are inversely proportional?

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Inverse proportion in context

Exit Quiz

Q1.It takes 4 builders 6 days to build a wall. How long will it take 2 builders?

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Q2.It takes builders 6 days to build a wall. How long will it take 8 builders?

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Q3.It takes 2 people 3 hours to clean the house. How long does it take 6 people to clean?

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Q4.A journey takes 6 hours if driving at 30 mph. How long should the same journey if the driver drives ta 60mph?

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Q5.True or False: The circumference of a circle and its diameter are inversely proportional?

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Lesson summary: Inverse proportion in context

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