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Ch 13: Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Ratios & Proportions

About This Chapter

The Ratios & Proportions chapter of this Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about ratios and proportions.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Ratios & Proportions chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the ratios and proportions topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson 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.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the ratios and proportions topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Definition and uses of proportions and ratios
  • Solving problems with ratios and proportions
  • Rules and properties for cross product
  • Ratio problems that use totals
  • Solving ratio problems with proportions
  • Definition and formula of a scale factor
  • Differences between mass and weight
  • Mass and weight calculations

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7 Lessons in Chapter 13: Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Ratios & Proportions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Ratios and Proportions: Definition and Examples

1. Ratios and Proportions: Definition and Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn how ratios and proportions are related. Also, learn how ratios and proportions are used in real life and how you can apply them to yours.

Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

2. 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.

Cross Product: Definition, Properties, Rules & Example

3. 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.

Solving Ratio Problems Involving Totals

4. 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.

Using Proportions to Solve Ratio Problems

5. Using Proportions to Solve Ratio Problems

Proportions allow many different real-world estimations and calculations, and can be done using a straightforward process. In this lesson, learn how to use proportions to solve ratio problems.

What is a Scale Factor? - Definition, Formula & Examples

6. What is a Scale Factor? - Definition, Formula & Examples

How does a carpenter know the correct length of a room on a blueprint? How can a graphic designer tell if an enlarged picture will be distorted? Learn what a scale factor is and how you can use it in this article!

Mass and Weight: Differences and Calculations

7. Mass and Weight: Differences and Calculations

We often talk about mass and weight as if they are the same. While they are proportional to each other, they are not, in fact, the same. In this video lesson, you will learn to distinguish between the two, as well as convert one to the other.

Chapter Practice Exam
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