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Ch 37: Rates, Ratios & Proportions

About This Chapter

These short video lessons give your 3rd through 5th graders an opportunity to review and practice what they know about rates, ratios and proportions. Each lesson includes multiple choice quizzes so you can see how well students understand these math concepts.

Rates, Ratios & Proportions - Chapter Summary

Have 3rd through 5th grade students watch these video lessons designed by our math instructors to provide a fun and effective way to reinforce their knowledge of rates, ratios and proportions. Each lesson includes examples for extra practice. Students may watch the lessons as often as they need to make sure they understand the materials. At the end of the chapter, we offer a chapter exam to help you gauge your students' comprehension of rates, ratios and proportions.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

LessonObjective
Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples Students learn what a ratio and rate are and how to calculate each.
How to Find the Unit Rate Using a denominator of one, instructors show how to find the unit rate.
How to Solve a One-Step Problem Involving Ratios Students learn the definition of ratio and how to solve a one-step ratio problem.
How to Solve a One-Step Problem Involving Rates Instructors define rates and teach how to solve a one-step rate problem.
How to Solve Problems with Money Students learn to solve money problems by multiplying the number of units by the cost per unit.
Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples Instructors explain what proportion means and how to solve applications of proportions.
Calculations with Ratios and Proportions Students learn how to calculate proportions and ratios.
How to Solve Problems with Time Instructors teach students the process of calculating time.
Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples Students learn how to calculate distance.
How to Find an Unknown in a Proportion Instructors show how to find an unknown in a proportion.
How to Calculate Unit Rates Associated with Ratios of Fractions Instructors teach students to calculate unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, such as using ratios of lengths and areas measured in like or different units.

6 Lessons in Chapter 37: 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
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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