Comparing Ratios Using Ratio Tables – Practice Problems

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After this lesson, you will be able to make comparisons between two or more ratios, using ratio tables and equivalent ratios.

The lesson begins by introducing a scenario involving three different ratios. It continues by outlining a strategy for comparing ratios, by finding equivalent ratios which have the same number in the same unit.

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This video includes key concepts, notation, and vocabulary such as: ratio (a comparative, proportional relationship between two amounts); equivalent ratios (two ratios which represent the same proportional relationship); and ratio tables (a table of equivalent ratios).

Before watching this video, you should already be familiar with how to create ratio tables and sets of equivalent ratios.

After watching this video, you will be prepared to learn more techniques used to find and compare equivalent ratios.

Common Core Standard(s) in focus: 6.RP.A.3a
A video intended for math students in the 6th grade
Recommended for students who are 11-12 years old

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Exercises in this Practice Problem
Understand how to compare ratios using a ratio table
Extend the ratio table in order to compare ratios.
Identify which values can be quickly compared and pick the solution.
Create a ratio table and compare ratios.
Find the simplified ratio that describes each ratio table.
Sort ratio tables based on speed.