Ratios – Practice Problems

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After this lesson, you will be able to describe a ratio of two quantities.

The lesson begins by teaching you that a ratio describes a relationship between two quantities. It leads you to learn that ratios can be written in a variety of ways, such as 3:2, 3/2, or “3 to 2”. It concludes with a reminder that with ratios, order matters!

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This video includes key concepts, notation, and vocabulary such as ratio (a relationship between two non-negative numbers, both of which are not zero); a tape diagram (a visual representation of a ratio); and how to read ratio notation (3:2 is read “3 to 2”).

Before watching this video, you should already be familiar with multiples, fractions, and terms such as “for each” and “for every”.

After watching this video, you will be prepared to learn how to determine equivalent ratios using tape diagrams and ratio tables, how to use complex ratios that can be reduced; and how to apply ratios to rate or slope.

Common Core Standard(s) in focus: 6.RP.A.1
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
Determine the ratio that corresponds to each tape diagram.
Identify which ratios correspond to each table.
Complete the table for each ratio.
Create the tape diagram for each ratio.
Select the true statements about ratios.
Determine which table goes with which tape diagram.