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Ch 22: TABE Math - Grade 6: Ratios & Proportional Relationships

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Learn about ratios and proportional relationships through this chapter. Review basic sixth-grade math skills in preparation for the math portion of the TABE exam using these short, engaging video lessons and self-assessment quizzes.

TABE Math - Grade 6: Ratios and Proportional Relationships - Chapter Summary

This chapter contains lessons that review ratios and proportional relationships, including finding the unit rate, solving problems involving ratios and rates, and working with time. The process for using tables and diagrams to solve ratio problems, solving problems with money, and using the distance formula are also covered. By the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with:

  • Definition of ratios and rates
  • Finding unit rates
  • Solving one-step problems involving ratios or rates
  • Using tables and diagrams to solve ratio problems and find missing values
  • How to calculate unit price and total cost
  • Unit conversion and dimensional analysis

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TABE Math Grade 6: Ratios and Proportional Relationships Chapter Objectives

The TABE exam can be administered for a variety of purposes, including as preparation for the GRE or entrance into the workforce. It is a comprehensive test used in adult basic skills assessment and measures student competency in all major subject areas, including reading, mathematics computation, applied mathematics, language, language mechanics, vocabulary and spelling. The content found in this chapter of the math study guide may be tested in the applied mathematics section, which makes up about 50 questions of the full-length TABE exam. This test can be administered in a paper-and-pencil or computer-based format and is a multiple-choice exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 22: TABE Math - Grade 6: Ratios & Proportional Relationships
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 Find the Unit Rate

2. How to Find the Unit Rate

If we are going to use math to predict outcomes, one of the most useful measures we can establish is the unit rate of change. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the rate of change and apply the formula to real-life examples.

How to Solve a One-Step Problem Involving Ratios

3. How to Solve a One-Step Problem Involving Ratios

Ratios show the relationship between different things. They can be very useful in math and everyday life. Learn how you can quickly and easily solve one-step ratio problems.

How to Solve a One-Step Problem Involving Rates

4. How to Solve a One-Step Problem Involving Rates

One of the most useful aspects of math is the ability to take a rate and use it to solve questions of time or quantity. In this lesson, we'll learn how to use rates, time, and quantity to solve for each other.

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.

Solving Ratio Problems With Tables, Tape Diagrams & Double Number Lines

6. Solving Ratio Problems With Tables, Tape Diagrams & Double Number Lines

In this lesson, you'll find out how to solve ratio problems in three different ways. For example, you'll learn how to use a table, a tape diagram and a double number line while deciding which method for solving a ratio problem is right for you.

Using Tables of Equivalent Ratios to Find Missing Values

7. Using Tables of Equivalent Ratios to Find Missing Values

Read this lesson to learn how you can use a table of equivalent ratios to help you solve problems. Learn where to look in your table to help you find your answer.

How to Solve Problems with Money

8. 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.

Item Unit Price & Total Cost: Calculations & Examples

9. Item Unit Price & Total Cost: Calculations & Examples

Two of the most important figures for a business are the unit price and the total cost. In this lesson, we learn how to calculate both as well as the relationship between the two figures.

Distance Formulas: Calculations & Examples

10. 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.

Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

11. Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

How is solving a chemistry problem like playing dominoes? Watch this lesson to find out how you can use your domino skills to solve almost any chemistry problem.

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