Today we will be solving scaling problems using our multiplication and division skills. Don't worry if you have never heard the term before! Scaling is used to describe situations in which one measurement or number is increased by a certain proportion. For example, language such as '.. times as many', 'double' or '.. times as large' may be used.
First watch the YouTube video explaining the methods used in scaling, then complete the worksheet below. There are two worksheets provided, so your child can either select one to try or even have a go at both! The answers are also included.