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Express Simple Ratios in Words

In this worksheet, students will express simple ratios in words by counting beads in two different colours.

'Express Simple Ratios in Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Ratio and Proportion

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Ratio Problems

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Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will learn about ratio.



This necklace has 3 blue beads to every 2 white beads.


This is known as a ratio and we would write this as 3:2.  


A ratio is a way of explaining how two different things relate to one another and can be used to describe lots of different things, from cooking, to the number of students to teachers in a classroom!


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The best way to get to grips with it is to try some questions - so what are we waiting for?


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