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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.

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Year level(s) Year 8, Year 9
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords ratio, rate, fraction, interest, changing units, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

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) - CoU3

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