Syllabus bites – proportionality problems

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10

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This is the fourth in a series of Syllabus bites related to direct and indirect proportion. Students use graphs, equations and numerical methods to solve problems involving direct proportion.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(MA5.2-1WM) selects appropriate notations and conventions to communicate mathematical ideas and solutions

(MA5.2-2WM) interprets mathematical or real-life situations, systematically applying appropriate strategies to solve problems

(MA5.2-5NA) recognises direct and indirect proportion, and solves problems involving direct proportion

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACMNA208) Solve problems involving direct proportion. Explore the relationship between graphs and equations corresponding to simple rate problems

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Direct proportion, Problem solving
File type:
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 12 November 2018

Resource ID: 406110b9-4ad2-4be7-9041-44ab4543dbcf