Ratios vs FractionsExercises on the language of ratios and calculations involving fractions and linear functions. 
This is level 4: graphs of linear functions describing ratios. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 9 answers correct and you do this activity online.
Type in fractions using a forward slash like this 3/8 for three eighths. Give ratios and fractions in their lowest terms.
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❎Ratio  Try this exercise first if you are unsure about ratio
Fractions  Try this exercise first if you are unsure about fractions
Level 1  Questions with pictures (no cancelling required)
Level 2  Questions without pictures (cancelling required)
Level 3  Miscellaneous Questions
Level 4  Graphs of linear functions describing ratios
More on this topic including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and selfmarking exercises.
This video was made for the basic Ratio exercise. If you are unsure abour ratios or fractions you may want to try the following exercises first:
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