# Divide a quantity in a given ratio

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will learn how to use and interpret bar models to divide a quantity in a given ratio and solve problems.

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## Video

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
Write 36 : 48 in its simplest form.
4 : 3
6 : 8
9 : 12
Q2.
Write 12 : 30 in its simplest form.
1.2 : 3
24 : 60
5 : 2
Q3.
Write 7 : 21 : 49 in its simplest form.
Correct answer: 1 : 3 : 7
3 : 1 : 7
49 : 21 : 7
7 : 3 : 1

## Exit quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
Mark and Emily share £50 in the ratio 2 : 3. How much money does Mark receive?
£10
£30
£50
Q2.
James and Amir share £48 in the ratio 3 : 5. How much money does Amir receive?
£18
£40
£6
Q3.
Simon and Caroline share £24 in the ratio 1 : 3. Which of the following calculations should you do first?
Correct answer: 1 + 3 = 4
24 ÷ 3 = 8
24 ÷ 4 = 6
6 x 3 = 18