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topic as the main part of the lesson or the topic of the previous lesson. It is
often very useful to revise or explore other concepts by using a starter based on a
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### Ratio Starters:

A real life situation requiring the division an amount of money according to a given ratio.

If six girls can plant 90 trees in a day. How many trees can ten girls plant in a day? The unitary method.

The missing square puzzle is an optical illusion used to help students reason about geometrical figures.

A starter about sums, products, differences, ratios, square and prime numbers.

Advanced Ratio Starters

## Exercises

#### Direct and Inverse Proportion

A self-marking exercise in solving direct and inverse variation problems.

#### Dividing in a Ratio

A slide presentation showing how to divide a quantity in a given ratio

#### Map Scales

Test your understanding of map scales expressed as ratios with this self marking quiz.

#### Pattern Clues

An interactive activity challenging you to reproduce a pattern of coloured squares according to given clues.

#### 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.

#### Ratio Clues

Arrange the ratio clues in the clouds in a logical order to work out the values of the twelve letters.

#### Recipe Ratios

Learn the mathematics required to adapt recipes to serve a different number of people.

#### Scale Drawings

Measure line segments and angles in geometric figures, including interpreting scale drawings.

#### Similar Shapes

Questions about the scale factors of lengths, areas and volumes of similar shapes.

#### 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.

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