Proportion problems

In this lesson, we will practise using ratio to solve proportion problems. We will model problems and their solutions in worded problems.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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!

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Proportion problems

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Q1.It takes 4 workers 8 hours to dig a hole. Assuming they work at the same pace, how long would it take 1 worker to dig the same hole?

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Q2.It takes 3 workers 8 hours to dig a hole. Assuming they work at the same pace, how long would it take 4 workers to dig the same hole?

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Q3.Andrea drives 36 miles in 3 hours. Assuming she drives at a constant speed, how much further will she travel after a total of 5 hours?

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Proportion problems

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.It takes 4 workers 8 hours to dig a hole. Assuming they work at the same pace, how long would it take 1 worker to dig the same hole?

1/3

Q2.It takes 3 workers 8 hours to dig a hole. Assuming they work at the same pace, how long would it take 4 workers to dig the same hole?

2/3

Q3.Andrea drives 36 miles in 3 hours. Assuming she drives at a constant speed, how much further will she travel after a total of 5 hours?

3/3

Lesson summary: Proportion problems

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This was the final lesson in the unit Ratio 2 (Ratio and Fractions/Direct Proportion/Best Buy).

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