Ch 34: 5th Grade Math: Rates, Ratios & Proportions

About This Chapter

Help your 5th grade student discover the real-world applications of ratios, rates and proportions. This chapter's entertaining video lessons and quizzes walk students through key concepts and sample problems in a way that makes them easy to understand.

5th Grade Math: Rates, Ratios & Proportions - Chapter Summary

If your 5th grader needs to learn or review the differences between ratios, rates and proportions, check out the resources included in this chapter. The short, engaging video lessons can help students develop a solid understanding of these measures so they'll be able to solve real-world problems involving time, distance and money. There are also multiple-choice quizzes useful for tracking your student's progress or preparing for an exam.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples Students discover the differences between ratios and rates before learning how to calculate both of these measures.
How to Find the Unit Rate Instructors discuss the methods required to find unit rates when given a rate with a denominator other than one.
How to Solve a One-Step Problem Involving Ratios Students apply their knowledge of ratios to solve a series of one-step problems.
How to Solve a One-Step Problem Involving Rates This lesson shows students how their knowledge of rates can be used to solve one-step problems.
How to Solve Problems with Money Students learn to calculate total cost by setting up and solving a multiplication problem involving the number of units and the cost per unit.
Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples This lesson includes step-by-step instructions for solving problems involving proportion.
Calculations with Ratios and Proportions Students practice applying their knowledge of ratios and proportions to solve sample problems.
How to Solve Problems with Time This lesson helps students learn to solve problems involving time.
Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples Instructors demonstrate the formulas used to solve for distance, rate and time.
How to Find an Unknown in a Proportion Students practice solving problems where one of the variables is unknown.
How to Calculate Unit Rates Associated with Ratios of Fractions Instructors demonstrate the processes involved in determining unit rates for ratios of fractions.

6 Lessons in Chapter 34: 5th Grade Math: Rates, Ratios & Proportions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

1. Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

If we have two items, or two numbers, and we want to compare them, what language can we use? How do we write the comparison? Find out as we learn about ratios and rates in this lesson.

How to Solve Problems with Money

2. How to Solve Problems with Money

Money matters, and knowing how much things cost will be useful no matter where you go. In this lesson, we'll learn the steps for solving word problems involving money.

Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples

3. Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples

When we want to compare one ratio, or fraction, to another equivalent ratio, it's a proportion. Learn all about proportions and practice solving proportion problems in this lesson.

Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

4. Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

Even if only 99 out of 100 people need to know how to work with ratios, the odds that they'll be useful to you are very high. In this lesson, we'll practice performing calculations with ratios and proportions.

How to Solve Problems with Time

5. How to Solve Problems with Time

It's amazing how much time can be saved when people work together. In this lesson, we'll practice figuring out just how much time we're talking about as we solve problems involving time.

Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples

6. Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples

Let's go on a road trip! In this lesson, we'll practice calculations involving distance, rate and time. We'll also look at how we determine the relationship between distance and fuel.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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