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More on rates and ratios
This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic of rates and ratios and their uses. There are sections on the history, the context and exercises as well as examples on how to present and explain the concepts to students.
|Year level(s)||Year 8, Year 9|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||ratio, rate, fraction, interest, changing units, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Number|
|Topics||Proportion, rates and ratios|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMNA173 Recognise and solve problems involving simple ratios
ACMNA188 Solve a range of problems involving rates and ratios, with and without digital technologies
ACMNA211 Solve problems involving simple interest
ACMNA229 Connect the compound interest formula to repeated applications of simple interest using appropriate digital technologies
|National numeracy learning progression||
Comparing units (ratios, rates and proportion)
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