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959 resources with the concept ratios

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How Tall is that Billboard?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use hypsometers to measure tall objects.
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A Recipe For Success

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore a relevant application of ratios and proportions. They apply this concept through guided practice and interactive feedback.
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Oobleck and the Mystery Powders

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students listen to the book, "Oobleck," by Dr. Suess before experimenting with mystery powders. They determine the proper ratio of powder to liquid to make the Oobleck.
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Baseball Proportion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders measure regular baseball bats and souvenir bats in centimeters. They determine how tall a person would be to be in proportion to the souvenir bat, create a poster depicting the person, and explain the proportional...
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Shaquille O'Neal Hand/Foot Span

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders measure foot length and hand span in this experiment to determine the ratio. They apply the ratio to determine Shaquille O'Neal's hand span if given his shoe size.
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Two for One Box Company

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders experiment to decide if a box that is twice as big holds twice a much. They work the concept of volume and how changing dimensions affect it.
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Does More Wins Mean More Fans At The Ballpark?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students, after getting information from the past baseball season off the Internet, calculate an attendance-to-win ratio for each of the 28 major league teams and then study the results to see if winning always leads to good attendance.
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Ratios

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a taste test of different sandwiches, rate them, and then put them in a ratio graph. In this ratio lesson plan, 4th graders write what they learned about ratios after this activity.
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Friction

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners explore the uses of friction.  In this friction and static lesson students complete a group lab activity and understand the ratio of friction and weight as it relates to moving an object at rest. 
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Ratio and Unitary Methods

For Students 6th - 8th
In this ratios worksheet, students solve 4 short answer problems. Students determine the number of girls/boys and oranges/water given a ratio.
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Math: "Scales"

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate ratios and rates.  In this third grade mathematics lesson plan, 3rd graders identify equal ratios and rate and test for proportionality.  This lesson plan is created to be use in conjunctions with a particular...
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Can a Geometric Mean be Nice?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In this Geometry instructional (work)sheet, students are instructed on how to find the geometric mean.  Students are then shown how the geometric mean is applied to proving similar triangles.
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Measure, Use of Measure

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore how to convert one metric to to another. In this metric unit activity students are given a worksheet and asked to answer the questions and give and explanation to the class of how they got their answer.
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Paper Pool

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze the measurements of rectangles. In this analysis lesson, students will investigate patterns by looking at ratios. Students will also hypothesize the probability of a ball going into a certain pocket when playing pool....
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Ratios and Proportions

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the concept of ratios and proportions. In this ratios and proportions lesson, 7th graders work in groups to measure their heights and their arm span. Students compare their height to their arm span. Students make...
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Perimeter and Area of Similar Figures

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore the relationships between similar figures. In this relationships between similar figures lesson, students discuss relationships between perimeter, circumference, area, surface area, and volume of similar figures through...
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Venn Diagrams & Word Problems

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the concept of Venn Diagrams through word problems. In this Venn Diagram activity, students solve word problems about groups of people using Venn Diagrams. Students use survey results about MySpace and Facebook in a...
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Ratio and Proportion

For Students 6th
In this ratio and proportion worksheet, 6th graders solve and complete 5 different types of problems. First, they determine the amount of money each person receives. Then, students calculate the recipe at the bottom of the sheet for 3...
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Ratios

For Students 6th
In this ratios worksheet, 6th graders solve and complete 3 different types of problems. First, they divide each amount shown in the ratio of 2 to 3. Then, students explain why the amounts worked out to be whole numbers.
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Ratio and Proportion

For Students 5th - 6th
For this ratio and proportion worksheet, students solve 12 problems in which the ratios of shaded and unshaded tiles are calculated. Students use the provided pictures to write ratios.
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Similar Figures

For Students 6th
In this similar figures worksheet, 6th graders solve and complete 6 different word problems. First, they use the information provided to determine the width of an actual car. Then, students use the enlarged photo to determine how tall...
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Similar Figures

For Students 6th - 7th
In this similar figures worksheet, students solve and complete 4 different problems. First, they write a proportion and substitute. Then, students find the cross products and simplify. Finally, they divide each side to find the value in...
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Leveled Problem Solving Similar and Congruent Polygons

For Students 5th - 6th
In this similar and congruent polygons worksheet, students learn to solve problems using similar and congruent polygons. Students solve six problems.
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Leveled Problem Solving Using Proportions with Similar Polygons

For Students 6th - 7th
For this proportions and similar polygons worksheet, students solve the problems that use proportions, rations, fractions, and similar polygons.