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Ch 7: MTLE Mathematics: Ratios, Rates & Proportions

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This chapter on ratios, rates and proportions can give your competency a sizable boost when confronted with related content on the MTLE Mathematics exam. You'll achieve this by means of simple-to-follow video lessons narrated by professional instructors.

MTLE Mathematics: Ratios, Rates and Proportions - Chapter Summary

This chapter is designed to prepare you for the instances of ratio, rate and proportion use within the MTLE Mathematics exam. You'll cover all the pertinent topics, including:

  • Definitions of ratios and rates
  • How to find constant and average rates
  • Definition and application of proportions
  • Calculations that include proportions and ratios
  • Proportional relationships
  • Average rate of change

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7 Lessons in Chapter 7: MTLE Mathematics: Ratios, Rates & Proportions
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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.

Solving Problems Involving Proportions: Definition and Examples

4. Solving Problems Involving Proportions: Definition and Examples

Learn how you can use proportions to find missing sides and how to increase or decrease the sizes of objects to create models of them in this video lesson.

Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

5. 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.

Proportional Relationships Between Two Quantities

6. Proportional Relationships Between Two Quantities

When two values always maintain the same ratio, forming the same fraction when you divide them, they have a proportional relationship. In this lesson, you can learn about proportional relationships between two quantities.

Average Rate of Change: Definition, Formula & Examples

7. Average Rate of Change: Definition, Formula & Examples

Average rate of change and slope of a line are very interconnected. They are actually one in the same. In this lesson, we will be discovering how they are interconnected.

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