# Direct and Inverse Proportion

Follow the instructions to learn more about direct and inverse proportion.

Most of the time, we can work out questions about direct proportion without too much effort.

Copy and complete the following table into your books

But, we also need to be able to use a formula...

Watching this video may also help.

Now try these...

**An investigation**

1. Title 'Measuring Paper'

2. Record any working in your exercise book

If you have finished all of this....you may want to explore inverse proportion.

If it takes 6 men 6 days to dig 6 holes, how long does it take 1 man to dig half a hole?