Ch 13: Saxon Algebra 1/2: Ratio & Proportion

About This Chapter

The Ratio & Proportion chapter of this Saxon Algebra 1/2 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with ratio and proportion. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Ratio & Proportion textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Saxon Ratio & Proportion chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the ratio and proportion topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • How word problems with ratios are solved
  • How to compute unit prices and unit rates
  • How rates and ratios are defined
  • The definition for an implied ratio
  • What the rate formula is
  • How to solve ratio problems
  • The cross product method

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7 Lessons in Chapter 13: Saxon Algebra 1/2: Ratio & Proportion
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How to Solve Ratio Word Problems

1. How to Solve Ratio Word Problems

We see ratios all around us every day. From the grocery store, to forecasting into the future, to enlarging or shrinking pictures, a command of ratios can be a powerful math tool. In this lesson, learn how to solve word problems with ratios in them.

Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

2. 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 Calculate Unit Rates & Unit Prices

3. How to Calculate Unit Rates & Unit Prices

One of the most common uses of math is to find out whether something is a 'good deal.' Unit prices, a special kind of unit rate, allow us to determine the best deals. In this lesson, learn how to calculate unit rates, including unit prices.

Implied Ratios: Definition & Examples

4. Implied Ratios: Definition & Examples

Implied ratios show up often in our daily lives. Let's take a look at what implied ratios are and how to solve implied ratio problems. We will use real world examples of these implied ratios to solidify our understanding of the concept.

Solving Problems Using Rates

5. Solving Problems Using Rates

In this video lesson, learn how to set up rate problems so you can easily solve them. You will become familiar with the rate formula and you will see how easy it is to use.

Solving Ratio Problems Involving Totals

6. Solving Ratio Problems Involving Totals

A brief review of what ratios are will be given, and then we will look at ratio problems involving totals. We will look at the steps involved in solving these types of problems using various examples.

Cross Product: Definition, Properties, Rules & Example

7. Cross Product: Definition, Properties, Rules & Example

The cross product method is a way to compare two fractions. In this lesson, you'll learn how to perform the cross product method accurately and understand the results in order to identify which fraction is bigger or smaller or if the fractions are equivalent.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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