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Ratios and Proportions

This video resource from Teachers TV is presented by Fran and Dave, who demonstrate a practical application of ratio and proportion as they prepare for a dinner party.

The number of guests requires the adaptation of recipes for both food and drink. Graphics are used effectively throughout the video to explain ratios as a 'part to part relationship' and proportion as a 'part to whole'.

Calculations are performed in stages throughout the video, offering a pause point for teachers to hold a freeze frame on screen while students discuss the problem and perform the calculations themselves.

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