Sharing a Quantity in a Given Ratio

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Understand what is meant by ratio.
Split a quantity in a given ratio.
Apply skills to solve a mixture of ratio problems.  
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

Ratios are a part of everyday life, whether buying a pizza or calculating coordinates on a map. In this class, students will learn how to define what is meant by a ratio and split a quantity in a given ratio. Students will then be given the opportunity to practice what they learnt by applying their skills to solve a variety of problems. This class is aimed at students in Years 7 - 11 and is an important key concept in Maths.

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for advanced students in Years 7-8 or S1-S2 and all students in Years 9-11 of S3-S5.  

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen, calculator and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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