Choose a Strategy to Solve Ratio Problems

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The series of videos introduces five ways to solve ratio problems, but how do you choose which one to use? In the video, show class members that they can pick any strategy to solve their problem to see how each option gives the same answer. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this lesson after teaching the other methods: table with addition, table with multiplication, double number lines, tape diagram, graphing.
Classroom Considerations

  • Not suited to use to teach each method because it quickly goes through each problem
Pros

  • Reviews five different ways to solve a ratio problem
  • Uses the same problem for each method to show that the answer will be the same
Cons

  • Speaker talks very fast
Common Core