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Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 6 Grade 7

Elementary School, Primary School, Junior High School, Middle School, High School.

Word problems that can be solved by applying the rule of three.

Simple word problems with direct or indirect proportional relations.

The maximum size of the proportionality constant can be set. For tasks with money this relates to the number of cents of an amount, for tasks involving time this is the maximum number of seconds.

The maximum size of the initial divisor (by which to divide to obtain the proportionality constant), the target multiplier (by which to multiply to obtain the value sought) can also be limited.

Since the conversion from cents to euros may present an additional challenge, it can be determined whether such tasks are allowed.

The number of problems can also be selected.

Topics: Arithmetic Written form

Tags: Division Multiplication Text

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Parameter

Possible values

Number of problems

1, 2, 3, 4

Whole numbers only

Yes, No

Unit conversion

Never, May, Always

Type of relation

Direct & inverse, Direct only, Inverse only

Difficulty level

Number as absolute value, Number can be increment, Number absolute/increment

Remark

Description

Name and direct link

In the form of a table: direct rule of three

Apply the rule of three for a direct proportionality relationship and fill in missing values in a table.

In the form of a table: indirect rule of three

Apply the rule of three for an inverse proportionality relationship and fill in missing values in a table.

Without the initial division, with direct specification of the proportionality constant

Easy word problems that can be solved by applying the rule of three. No initial division necessary, first factor is one.

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