Create proportion worksheets to solve proportions or word problems (e.g. speed/distance or cost/amount problems) — available both as PDF and html files. These are most useful when students are first learning proportions in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.
Options include using whole numbers only, numbers with a certain range, or numbers with a certain number of decimal digits.
Basic instructions for the worksheets
Each worksheet is randomly generated and thus unique. The answer key is automatically generated and is placed on the second page of the file.
You can generate the worksheets either in html or PDF format — both are easy to print. To get the PDF worksheet, simply push the button titled “Create PDF” or “Make PDF worksheet“. To get the worksheet in html format, push the button “View in browser” or “Make html worksheet“. This has the advantage that you can save the worksheet directly from your browser (choose File → Save) and then edit it in Word or other word processing program.
Sometimes the generated worksheet is not exactly what you want. Just try again! To get a different worksheet using the same options:
Use these quick links to create some common types of proportion worksheets. Below, with the actual generator, you can generate worksheets to your exact specifications.
Proportion Worksheet Generator
Real World Algebra by Edward Zaccaro
Algebra is often taught abstractly with little or no emphasis on what algebra is or how it can be used to solve real problems. Just as English can be translated into other languages, word problems can be “translated” into the math language of algebra and easily solved. Real World Algebra explains this process in an easy to understand format using cartoons and drawings. This makes self-learning easy for both the student and any teacher who never did quite understand algebra. Includes chapters on algebra and money, algebra and geometry, algebra and physics, algebra and levers and many more. Designed for children in grades 4-9 with higher math ability and interest but could be used by older students and adults as well. Contains 22 chapters with instruction and problems at three levels of difficulty.
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