Year 6 Ratio and Proportion Problems Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Ratio and Proportion Problems Challenge checks pupils’ ability to apply their knowledge of ratio and proportion to more complex problems. Pupils will use their knowledge of ratio and proportion to calculate the amount of food eaten by Lucy’s dog and cat over one day and one week.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Ratio

Mathematics Year 6: (6R1) Solve problems involving the relative sizes of two quantities where missing values can be found by using integer multiplication and division facts

Mathematics Year 6: (6R2) Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages [for example, of measures, and such as 15% of 360] and the use of percentages for comparison

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

Mathematics Year 6: (6R4) Solve problems involving unequal sharing and grouping using knowledge of fractions and multiples