Unit 1: Ratio, Rate, & Proportion


Unit 1 will introduce ratios, rates and proportions.

  • Using ratios, we can compare quantities and see the relationship between the numbers in a simple way.
  • Rates are used when a ratio is comparing two different kinds of measure.
  • A proportion is a statement with two equal ratios. They are be very useful in solving percent problems.



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