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Proportion (Years 9 and 10)

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 proportion and how to use and illustrate proportional relationships. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.

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Year level(s) Year 9, Year 10
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords direct proportion, relationship, graph, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Number
Topics Proportion, rates and ratios
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA193 Plot linear relationships on the Cartesian plane with and without the use of digital technologies
ACMNA296 Graph simple non-linear relations with and without the use of digital technologies and solve simple related equations
ACMNA208 Solve problems involving direct proportion. Explore the relationship between graphs and equations corresponding to simple rate problems
ACMNA229 Connect the compound interest formula to repeated applications of simple interest using appropriate digital technologies
ACMNA211 Solve problems involving simple interest

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