Instructional Video

Bad Date

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Get the best ratio for a good date. The class watches a video where dates are rated based on the ratio of words spoken. Pupils then use the ratios in the video along with other given ratios to find equivalent ratios. Finally, they determine situations in which a 1:1 ratio is preferred.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Lead a discussion on how to compare ratios
  • Brainstorm ways ratios are normally used in life
Classroom Considerations
  • Class members should have an understanding of ratios and part-to-part relationships
  • Includes suggestions for the teacher when presenting the lesson
  • Contains an answer key
  • Provides suggestions for additional activities
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