Ch 14: CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Ratios & Proportions

About This Chapter

Use the lessons in this chapter to review calculations involving ratios, rates and proportions. Our lively videos, multiple-choice quizzes and text transcripts can aid you in tackling questions on the CUNY Assessment Test in Math.

CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Ratios & Proportions - Chapter Summary

Brush up on your understanding of what proportions and ratios are and how they're calculated through the short video lessons in this chapter. Our instructors can help you review information for CUNY Assessment Test in Math questions on topics including:

  • Uses for ratios and rates and how to calculate them
  • Solving problems with constant and average rates
  • Definition and uses for proportion
  • Solving applications of proportion
  • Applying scale factors to area, perimeter and volume of similar figures

These lessons are available anytime, via computer or mobile device. Our instructors make learning fun through use of real world examples and animations. After each lesson, test yourself with a multiple-choice quiz. If you need further review, use the video links to jump back to specific parts of the lesson. Other study tools include text transcripts and an ask-an-expert message board.

CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Ratios & Proportions Chapter Objectives

New CUNY students have their mathematical knowledge tested for course placement through the CUNY Assessment Test in Math. The questions on this test are divided into four sections by subject and difficulty. Questions on ratios and proportions are in the first section, which covers numerical skills/pre-algebra.

The test is computer delivered, and all its questions are multiple choice. Our lesson quizzes and the chapter exam offer experience answering questions in this format, in addition to letting you gauge your learning and see where additional review might be needed.

5 Lessons in Chapter 14: CUNY Assessment Test in 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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