Solving Problems Involving Proportions: Definition and Examples


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Things are in proportion when what are equal to each other?

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1. Which of the following is proportional to the ratio 3:2?


Find the missing information.

x/4 = 9/12

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Proportion is an important concept to be familiar with in geometry. This quiz/worksheet will help you assess your understanding of its definition and let you put your skills to the test with practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on problems involving:

  • What makes things in proportion
  • Finding proportion based on ratio

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving proportion
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify what makes something in proportion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ratios

Additional Learning

To learn more about proportion, review the accompanying lesson Solving Problems Involving Proportions: Definition and Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what makes things in proportion
  • Understand how to keep things in proportion
  • Know how to check if things are in proportion
  • Understand how to find the length of a missing side using two proportional ratios