# Identifying Proportional Relationships in Tables

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## Basics on the topicIdentifying Proportional Relationships in Tables

After this lesson you will be able to identify proportional relationships in tables.

The lesson begins with a table representing two quantities. It leads to recalling the definition of a proportional relationship. It concludes with determining whether a table represents a proportional relationship by simplifying ratios.

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This video includes key concepts, notation, and vocabulary such as: proportional relationships (a constant ratio, or the unit rate); ratio (a comparative, proportional relationship between two amounts); and ratio tables (a table of equivalent ratios).

Before watching this video, you should already be familiar with the definition of a proportional relationship and the equation y=kx.

After watching this video, you will be prepared to learn whether two quantities are proportional to each other by graphing on a coordinate plane.

Common Core Standard(s) in focus: 7.RP.2.a A video intended for math students in the 7th grade Recommended for students who are 12-13 years