Percent and fractions: Ratio and proportion

The ratio or proportion between two numbers is how many times one is bigger than the other.

Quick tips for tutors

Ratio and proportion includes:

  • A one-minute video designed to illustrate purpose and context of the topic with particular examples
  • May be used to introduce the topic in class and stimulate discussion around the examples shown

Downloadable Factsheets

Using ratio
Proportion problems
Understanding proportion
Ratio and proportion key words
Understanding direct proportion
Using direct proportion
Understanding ratio
Simplifying ratios

Downloadable worksheets

Mixing a cocktail
Proportion problems: matching
Proportion sorting 1
Proportion sorting 2
Identifying prices in direct proportion
Sharing prize money 1
Sharing prize money 2
Writing ratios as fractions
Calculating bigger or smaller amounts

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