Year 6 Calculating Scale Factors

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Calculating Scale Factors activity includes three questions designed to check pupils’ understanding of calculating scale factors. Pupils will complete the missing lengths, select the pair of shapes that represent the given scale factor, and identify whether a statement about scaling is true or false. This resource covers the Year 6 objective to solve problems using scale factors.

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National Curriculum Objectives

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