Sharing to a Ratio

Sharing to a Ratio
Sharing to a Ratio
Sharing to a Ratio

What's Included

  • Smart Notebooks Presentation
  • Interactive Excel File
  • Activ Inspire Flipchart
  • Lesson Plan
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
  • Differentiated Worksheet

Sharing to a Ratio

The start of the lesson is used to review sharing a sum of money equally between three people.   The development phase builds on this by demonstrating how to share amounts to a ratio.   The plenary challenges students to consider a problem in context by sharing to a ratio and calculating proportional amounts.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to share to a ratio where the total shares are a factor of the amount.
  • Most students should be able to share to a ratio by calculating the value of a single share.
  • Some students should be able to derive and simplify a ratio involving three terms and share to any amount.
Free Downloads and Links
Video Demonstration 1 Video Demonstration 2
Scheme of Work Link

Ratio and Proportion - Foundation

Ratio and Proportion - Higher

Maths lessons to engage and inspire.

You may also like...

Simplifying Ratios

The start of the lesson is used to review matching simple proportions with their corresponding diagrams.  The de...

Direct Linear Proportion

Students learn how to model variables in direct linear proportion using the constant of proportionality, K.  As ...

Modelling Inverse Proportion

Students learn how to model inverse proportion problems using the constant of variation, k.  As learning progres...

Proportional Reasoning

The start of the lesson is used to review simplifying and calculating equivalent ratios.   The development phase...

Mr Mathematics Blog

How to Draw a Venn Diagram to Calculate Probabilities

There are three common ways to organise data that fall into multiple sets: two-way tables, frequency diagrams and Venn diagrams.  Having blogged about frequency diagrams before I thought I would write about how to draw a Venn Diagram to calculate probabilities. Recapping Two-Way Tables This activity works well to review two-way tables from the previous […]

Calculations with Percentages

Students learn how to find a percentage of an amount using calculator and non-calculator methods.  As learning progresses they use decimal multipliers to find a percentage change and calculate a simple interest in financial mathematics. This topic follows on from Fractions, Decimals and Percentages and takes place in Year 8 Term 5. Calculations with Percentages […]

Proving Geometrical Relationships using Algebra

Back in May 2017 maths teachers around the country eagerly awaited the first exam for the new GCSE Mathematics syllabus.  Proving geometrical relationships using algebra featured at grade 9.  In Paper 1 of Edexcel’s test paper the last question of the higher tier looked like this. Edexcel wrote about student’s performance on this question in […]