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Nana's chocolate milk

In this Three-Act task, students are shown a video of Dan making Nana's chocolate milk. The proportion of milk to powder is incorrect. The task is for the students to calculate how to fix this error.

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Year level(s) Year 7
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Web page
Keywords ratio, proportion, fraction

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Proportion, rates and ratios
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Recognise, represent and solve problems involving ratios

Numeracy progression Interpreting fractions (P8)
Multiplicative strategies (P9)
Proportional thinking (P3)

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