Solving Problems by Finding Equivalent Ratios II

Changing ratios make for interesting problems. Pupils solve problems that involve ratios between two quantities that change. Groups use tape diagrams to represent and solve classroom exercises and share their solutions. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups record their solutions on chart paper to present
  • Give struggling learners colored pencils to highlight the numbers that go together to create one ratio
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be capable of picking out ratios from a description
  • The problem-solving lesson is the sixth segment in a series of 29

  • Provides detailed directions on how to work through the first example
  • The resource comes in two different formats

  • None
Common Core