Using Scale Factors Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

In this Using Scale Factors Video Tutorial, Ivan demonstrates how to enlarge different shapes using scale factors. He gives examples of different scale factors and shapes, using multiplication facts to calculate answers. There are questions for pupils to answer throughout the video.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Ratio and Proportion
Mathematics Year 6: (6R3) Solve problems involving similar shapes where the scale factor is known or can be found