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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Mark Asino's Proportion Post


Part 1
Ratio- A comparison of 2 quantities that have the same unit

Rate- A quantity measured to another measured quantity 
Proportion- An equation written in the form that 2 ratios are equal

Part 2
5 hours to travel 360 kilometers is about _____km/h.

Emma saves 28 cents of every dollar that she earns.  Emma earned $75 last week.  How much money did Emma save last week?

Part 3

What are the three ways you can prove that equivalent ratio statements are true?
3/4 = 12/16 

Part 4

Part 5

The kid in the picture is probably 13 years old. I searched up the average height of 13 year old boys and they are 5'3. I stacked the boy up and he fit 3 times in the tree. 5.3x3= 15.9.

1) No, It does not seem fair.

2)The homeless man only stole 100$ when the CEO stole 3$ billion and was only sent to jail for 40 months. The homeless man also gave the money back and the CEO did not.

3)He made the choice to steal 100$ because he needed food, and clothing

4)If I was the judge, I would've just sent him to prison for 2-3 weeks instead of 15 years.

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