Thursday, October 27, 2011

ashton's porportion post

Task 1 please define these words below
ratio: The relation between two magnitudes with respect to the number of times the first contains the second. E.G. 5 to 2 , mathematically written as 5:2
rate: A certain quantity or payment with reference to some basis of calculation.
proportion: Comparative relation between things or magnitudes as to size, quantity, or number.
task 2 answer these question using proportion statements
5hours to drive 360 km is about 72 mph. Below is my work

As a group worker, if i add the amount of apple juice i am serving at the playgroup 25 ml to 100 ml how much should i increase the orange juice to, keep the quantities in the same proportion? the orange juice is 50 ml to start with. Below is my work.

Task 3 What are three ways that you can prove that these equivalent ratio statement are true 3/4 =12/16 or 4/9 =16/32
Task 4 find a video about using proportion and embed it in your post.please make sure you select the small size. If you want to see my video please scroll down to the bottom of the page !
Task 5 Do you find this fair?
Yes and no, I do find this fair because if he had his hand up his T-shirt and there is evidence he could have got convicted of robbery with a weapon.At the same time I don't find this fair because the ex-mortgage guy took allot and only got 3 years.

This is the video I found for task 4

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