R5a – Dividing a quantity in a given ratio, and expressing the division of a quantity as a ratio

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Skill isolation: Understanding the concept of “parts” in a ratio

Part 1 – Dividing a quantity in a given ratio, and expressing the division of a quantity as a ratio

Teacher resources for Part 1

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Visual representation of sharing in a given ratio

Type in a quantity and adjust the red and blue sliders for to set a ratio. Then drag down the black slider for a step-by-step solution:

Part 2 – Finding the quantity shared or the ratio in which the quantity was shared given information about individual shares

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Ratios and distances

In the real world

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