Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Rileys proportion post

Proportion: An equation which states that two ratios(fraction) are equal.

Ratios: Proportional relation; rate: the ratio

Rate: a comparison of two quantities measured in different units.

Ex. A car drives 3 hours and goes 300km. How far does it go in 1 hour? 100km/hour

5 hours to travel 360 miles is about __72___mph

  1. With what you know about proportion look and read what is in the image above. Does it seem just and fair? Why have you made this choice? it does not seem fair
  2. What would you have done if you were the judge? I would reverse the years

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