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Ch 21: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Ratios, Proportions & Rates

About This Chapter

The Ratios, Proportions & Rates chapter of this Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about proportions, ratios and rates.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Ratios, Proportions & Rates chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the ratios, proportions and rates 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, proportions and rates topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Defining ratios and proportions
  • Quantitative data
  • Implied ratios
  • Ratio and proportion calculations
  • Ratio word problems
  • Multiplying rates

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8 Lessons in Chapter 21: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Ratios, Proportions & Rates
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What is Quantitative Data? - Definition & Examples

1. What is Quantitative Data? - Definition & Examples

Watch this video lesson to find out the difference between saying you have seven apples and saying that those apples are delicious. You will learn about quantitative data and why it is useful.

Ratios and Proportions: Definition and Examples

2. 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

3. 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.

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 Ratio Problems Involving Totals

5. 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.

How to Solve Ratio Word Problems

6. 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.

Solving Problems Using Rates

7. 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.

Practice for Multiplying Rates

8. Practice for Multiplying Rates

Read this lesson, and you'll learn how you can find the unit rate that will help you solve any problem related to that rate. You'll also learn how you can identify unit rates in your problems.

Chapter Practice 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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