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TLF ID M020737

This resource is a web page containing a challenging problem solving task that requires an understanding of rate and proportion. It can be solved in a number of ways for example graphically, using fractions or equations and all involve reasoning. A printable resource and solution is also available to support the task. This resource is an activity from the NRICH website.




Educational details

Educational value
  • NRich provides relevant lessons plans to support mathematics teaching and learning.
Year level

8

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: University of Cambridge
  • Organization: University of Cambridge
  • URL: http://www.cam.ac.uk/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Millennium Mathematics Project
  • Organization: Millennium Mathematics Project
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://mmp.maths.org/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © 1997-2016 University of Cambridge.This material may be used, downloaded, and copied free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided any copyright notices are retained. Refer to http://nrich.maths.org/terms