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Lesson 6: Using Equivalent Ratios to Solve Problems

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about ratios and rates. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

Solve rate and ratio problems using proportions and ratio tables.

Builds Upon

Student Book page 130-133

Instructions for Use

Ratios and Proportions allows students to practise using proportions to solve problems.

Read through each step and then apply what you know to solve the proportions in Step 4. For each proportion, make up a problem that you might use that proportion to solve. Type your answer in the blank text box, click “Check Your Answer” to see if you are correct. Click “New Problem” to get another rate problem.