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Ch 4: AEPA Math: Ratios & Proportions

About This Chapter

Check out our video lessons for a quick but thorough review of ratios and proportions in preparation for the AEPA Mathematics exam (which is actually the NES Mathematics exam). Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes will help ensure you're ready to breeze through these questions.

NES Math: Ratios & Proportions - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter are brief and engaging so you can quickly and effectively review ratios and proportions. When you're done with this chapter, you should be well-prepared for NES Math test questions regarding:

  • Definitions for ratios and rates
  • Finding average and constant rates
  • Definition and application of proportions
  • Proportion and ratio calculations
  • Scale factors

Short, multiple-choice quizzes follow each lesson to help you gauge your comprehension. Expert instructors are available to clarify any confusion you encounter as you make your way through the lessons.

5 Lessons in Chapter 4: AEPA Math: 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.

Finding Constant and Average Rates

2. Finding Constant and Average Rates

Watch this video lesson to learn the differences between constant and average rates. You will learn the steps you need to take to find them and get two great visuals you can keep in mind to help you solve these rate problems.

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.

Applying Scale Factors to Perimeter, Area, and Volume of Similar Figures

5. Applying Scale Factors to Perimeter, Area, and Volume of Similar Figures

How do shapes change sizes yet retain their proportions and similarities to other shapes? In this lesson, we'll look at what a scale factor is and how to apply it. We'll consider scale factors with regards to three different aspects of similar shapes: perimeter, area and volume.

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