Teacher guide TIMES Module 21: Number and Algebra: rates and ratios - teacher guide

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This is a 17-page guide for teachers. This module introduces the idea of ratios and rates. Ratios are used to compare two quantities. The emphasis is usually on comparing parts of the whole. Rates are a measure of how one quantity changes for every unit of another quantity. It relates the ideas of ratios, gradient and fractions.




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  • The modules are written for teachers. Together with other resources, they provide the mathematical background to enable the teacher to plan the development of topics in their classrooms. This module is related to Module 14: Number and Algebra: fractions - teacher guide and Module 35: Number and Algebra: proportion - teacher guide.
Year level

8; 9

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  • Mathematics

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