Splitting a Number in a Ratio – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on splitting a number in a ratio that looks at how to divide a quantity into two or more parts in a specified ratio. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To divide quantities in a given ratio.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Splitting a Number in a Ratio’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Splitting a Number in a Ratio
  • Spot the Mistakes Slide
  • Splitting in a Ratio Help Sheet
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the third lesson in the ‘Ratio’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the third lesson in the ‘Ratio & Proportion’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Ratio unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Ratio & Proportion unit is also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: