Direct and Inverse Proportionality

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Direct your young mathematicians to a resource on direct and inverse variation. A video first reviews concepts on direct and inverse proportionality. Individuals then answer a set of questions in pure and applied mathematics involving both types of variation.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the worksheet as a formative assessment instrument
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have some familiarity with the science contexts in the questions; preview worksheet to see if it is appropriate for your pupils
  • You may need to have your class disregard some of the test-taking directions depending on how you use the resource
Pros

  • Includes variety of contexts
Cons

  • Does not distinguish between weight and mass
  • Science questions are not entirely accurate; uses incorrect acceleration due to gravity, for example