ALEX Learning Activity Resources

ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2015] (6) 3 :
3 ) Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations. [6-RP3]

a. Make tables of equivalent ratios relating quantities with whole-number measurements, find missing values in the tables, and plot the pairs of values on the coordinate plane. Use tables to compare ratios. [6-RP3a]

b. Solve unit rate problems including those involving unit pricing and constant speed. [6-RP3b]

Example: If it took 7 hours to mow 4 lawns, then at that rate, how many lawns could be mowed in 35 hours' At what rate were lawns being mowed'

c. Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent. [6-RP3c]

d. Use ratio reasoning to convert measurement units; manipulate and transform units appropriately when multiplying or dividing quantities. [6-RP3d]

Subject: Mathematics (6)
Title: Photographs and Proportions

In this activity, the students will visit the website, Math Interactives, to reinforce a lesson on proportions. The students will demonstrate their knowledge of proportions by calculating missing values that will develop photographs. For completion, the students will arrange the photographs to view the final product.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource GAP Project.

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