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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to identify and work with fractions in ratio problems".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Equivalent Fraction Pairs The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test knowledge of equivalent fractions.
- Equivalent Fractions Practise finding equivalent fractions numerically and in fraction diagrams.
- Ratio A self marking exercise on using ratio notation, reducing a ratio to its simplest form and dividing a given quantity into a number of parts in proportion to a given ratio.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*Toystore sell model sheep in four different colours. In their newest warehouse there are currently 1760 sheep in stock. Three eighths of the sheep are yellow, 15% of the sheep are blue and the ratio of green to red sheep is 5:6.*" ... more - "
*In January, a supermarket sold 12 624 boxes of breakfast cereal.*" ... more - "
*The ratio a : b is equivalent to the ratio 7 : 3 and 8b = 5c*" ... more - "
*The points A, B C and D lie in order on a straight line.*" ... more

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