Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Jomel's Proportion Post

1. Define:
ratio-A comparison of two numbers

rate-A comparison of two quantities measured in different units. $1.69 per 100
grams or $1.69/100g is a rate for purchasing

bulk food. 72 beats per minute or 7 be

proportion-an equation which states that two ratios are equalats/min is a heart rate.
-a proportion has 2 equivalent fractions

5 hours to travel 360 miles is about 72 mph

As a playgroup worker, if I increase the amount of apple juice I am serving at the playgroup from 25 ml to 100 ml, how much should I increase the the ora
nge juice to, to keep the quantities in the same proportion? The orange juice is 50 ml to start with.

The orange juice will have 200 ml
3/4 = 12/16



1. no

2. no because the homeless man only stole $100 and goes to jail for 15 years and the other person got 3 billion dollars and only stays in jail for about 3 months

3. i would give the homeless man 1 month in jail and the other person 30 years in jail

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