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960 resources with the concept ratios

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The Physics of Human Sperm vs. the Physics of the Sperm Whale

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is an unusual comparison: the swimming conditions of a sperm cell and a sperm whale. Introduce your physics class to the Reynolds number by sharing this video comparison during your fluid mechanics unit. Afterward, teach them to...
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Similar Triangles

For Students 9th - 10th
Although a rather complicated topic, this video manages to clearly explain the concept of solving problems involving similar triangles. It employs problem solving to determine whether two figures are similar triangles. In addition, it...
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More Advanced Ratio Problem-- with Algebra (HD version)

For Students 7th - 10th
This lesson is a bit more challenging, but Sal provides an excellent step-by-step explanation. He uses of different colors to help learners follow the process for solving this problem. As he solves one problem, he poses another and...
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Introduction to Ratios (new HD version)

For Students 6th - 9th
Sal defines ratios. Then he shows how to write ratios three different ways. This concept is then demonstrated with four examples for finding quantities by using ratios.
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Circles: Radius, Diameter and Circumference

For Students 4th - 11th
Fascinating discussion regarding the origin of Pi accompanies a detailed explanation of how to find the circumference of a circle. Since this is the first installment in a series on circles, the concept of circumference is separated into...
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Advanced Ratio Problems

For Students 7th - 11th
The instructor continues to build ratio problem-solving skills, algebraically. The two examples are very involved, but are thoroughly explained with the use of algebraic steps.
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Similar Triangles (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 10th
Building on concepts in the first part of the series on similar triangles, installment number two explores how to find the values for given angles in a triangle. These problems are solved by using algebra and ratios. A step-by-step...
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Price per Pound and Pounds per Dollar

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Help learners understand the concept of unit rate as it is applied to buying beans at a grocery store. The objective is to determine the unit rate in two ways, and then apply each ratio to an additional problem. The attached commentary...
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TV 411 What's Cooking? Salt

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is a recipe for a practical cross-curricular lesson! Cover unit conversions and ratios for math, the periodic table of elements for science, the difference between sodium and salt and its relation to high blood pressure for...
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What's Cooking? Carbohydrates

For Students 6th - 12th
Chef Jamika is at it again, highlighting math and science in her cooking demonstrations. In this episode, ratios and fractions are introduced within the main topic of carbohydrates and the direction for making succotash! The general...
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Glowing Rectangles?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Middle school math masters use ratios to determine the missing dimensions of various HD television screens. They also compare different dimensions of screens and determine whether or not they fit the same ratio. They perform similar...
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Identifying Similar Triangles

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Math whizzes work with angle sums and exterior angles to figure out the measure of other angles. This particular publication provides comprehensive support in the form of an anticipatory activity, questions designed to prompt discussion,...
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Introduction to Ratios

For Students 7th - 9th
Demonstrating the concept of ratios with several simple examples (animals, fruit, girls and boys in class), Sal guides viewers through the process of finding and simplifying ratios. Even those who have a hard time grasping the concept of...
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Geometric Sequences (introduction)

For Students 7th - 11th
Serving as an introduction to the idea of geometric sequences, this video defines the concept as "a special sequence of numbers where each successive number Is a fixed multiple of the number before it." Sal works slowly in the beginning,...
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SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 3 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal starts a new set of practice SAT problems in this video, starting on page 652 of The Official SAT Study Guide. Problems involve fractions and ratios, simplifying equations, and finding the perimeter of given coordinates on a plane.
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SAT Prep: Test 4 Section 8 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Young mathematicians will appreciate Sal's careful - yet efficient - methods for solving these typical SAT problems. He takes care to explain problems 8-12, but gets cut off in the middle of problem 12 (to be continues in the next video).
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SAT Prep: Test 1 Section 9 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
With a brand new review session, Sal addresses common skills required to take - and pass - the SAT. He uses problems 1-4 on page 423 of The Official SAT Study Guide to demonstrate solving problems with linear equations, ratios, and...
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How Big Is That Star?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Aspiring astronomers study stars. They compare stars and explain the relationship between radius, mass, and diameter. By creating a star simulation, they discover how a binary star system's orbit can cause changes in the observed...
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SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 9 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Reasoning through the methodology of a new set of problems from page 679 of The Official SAT Study Guide, Sal shows students how to find the ins and outs of increasingly difficult math problems. He advises them to thoroughly think over...
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SAT Prep: Test 2 Section 6 Part 1

For Students 9th - 12th
Using The Official SAT Study Guide, Sal begins another review session of eighteen problems, six of which are addressed in this video. The problems involve variables in linear equations, angles and parallel lines, and ratios. One problem...
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SAT Prep: Test 5 Section 7 Part 5

For Students 9th - 12th
Geometry problems on the SAT are often the most difficult for students to solve, let alone master. Focusing on several geometry-related skills (as well a few algebra problems), Sal makes this lesson a valuable resource for viewers who...
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Ratio and Proportion

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Here you will find an excellent presentation for introducing or reviewing ratio and proportion. Pupils are introduced to some terms associated with ratios and proportions. Next, they are given examples to work with in order to gain solid...
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The Smart Son

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Grab your youngsters' attention by reading the poem, "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. The son in the poem was not smart in how he handled his money. Mathematics whizzes help him out by using ratio problems to re-calculate his money exchange....
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Understanding Proportions and Scale Drawings

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Proportions are ratios found using multiplication or division. Middle schoolers solve measurement problems, find a figure's missing dimension, and find the distance between two points. Resource features four lesson plans with detailed...