Help your students prepare for their Maths GCSE with this free ratio worksheet of 44 questions and answers
A ratio compares how much there is of one thing in relation to another. For example if the ratio of the number of dogs to the number of cats is 2:3 then for every 2 dogs there are 3 cats.
Ratios can often be simplified by dividing each part by a common factor. Writing ratios in their simplest form makes it easier to visualise the relationship between the quantities in the ratios. It also makes it easier to use ratios in other contexts.
Ratio word problems may ask us to write a ratio, simplify a ratio, divide a quantity into a ratio or use a ratio to find quantities. We can use a bar model to represent a given ratio and this can help us visualise the ratio problem more easily.
Looking forward, students can then progress to additional ratio and proportion worksheets, for example a speed distance time worksheet or a direct proportion worksheet.
For more teaching and learning support on Ratio and Proportion our GCSE maths lessons provide step by step support for all GCSE maths concepts.
There will be students in your class who require individual attention to help them succeed in their maths GCSEs. In a class of 30, it’s not always easy to provide.
Help your students feel confident with exam-style questions and the strategies they’ll need to answer them correctly with our dedicated GCSE maths revision programme.
Lessons are selected to provide support where each student needs it most, and specially-trained GCSE maths tutors adapt the pitch and pace of each lesson. This ensures a personalised revision programme that raises grades and boosts confidence.