all Proportion and ratio articles

What is a scale factor?
What is scale factor?
Children learn about scale factor in Year 6 maths. Find out how to reinforce their understanding at home with our parents' guide to scale factor.
Child reading maths story book
Best maths story books for children
Introduce ratio, pie charts, probability and even simplifying fractions to children with these brilliant maths story books, picture-book...
Primary-school numeracy glossary
Primary numeracy glossary for parents
From area to word problems, TheSchoolRun's primary-school numeracy glossary offers a complete guide to all the maths concepts children are...
What is proportion?
What is proportion?
We explain what proportion is and how children are taught about proportion from Year 4, giving examples of the kinds of problems involving proportion...
What is ratio?
What is ratio?
We explain what ratio is and how children in KS2 are taught to solve problems involving ratio.
Two-step and multi-step word problems
What are two-step and multi-step problems?
We explain what two-step and multi-step problems are and give examples of typical problems a child might be asked to solve in primary school (and how...