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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to solve problems involving direct and inverse proportion, including graphical and algebraic representations".

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

- Unit Pricing Calculate the unit cost of items to earn jigsaw pieces that make a joke.
- Unitary Method Ten questions which can be solved using the unitary method.
- Direct and Inverse Proportion A self-marking exercise in solving direct and inverse variation problems.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*The Billing triplets are planting seedlings on the first day of the month. The three of them take two hours to plant 300 seedlings.*" ... more - "
*A Primary school asked 9 children to remove the weeds from the school gardens. The gardens measured 100m*" ... more^{2}in total and the job was completed in 10 hours (spread over many weeks). - "
*People are paid to paint polygons.*" ... more - "
*Which of the following statements are correct if \(xy = c\) and \(c\) is a constant.*" ... more - "
*If \(a\) is inversely proportional to \(b\) and \(b\) is directly proportional to \(c^2\) find a formula for \(a\) in terms of \(c\) given that \( a=20 \) and \(c = 4 \) when \(b = 8 \).*" ... more

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

Claire Longmoor, Twitter

Monday, September 2, 2019

I wrote this!! How did you get this??? I am a maths teacher in Nottingham UK. Wrote this 10 years ago. Here is the original whole worksheet pic.twitter.com/jYX55GSBKz

— Claire Longmoor #FBPE #remain (@LongmoorClaire) October 11, 2017

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