http://intermath.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/logo.jpg 0 0 Kym Welty http://intermath.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/logo.jpg Kym Welty2019-01-10 10:43:172019-01-18 16:11:32Ratios and Part-to-Whole Fractions
Consider the following examples of ratios and fractions that represent a part-to-whole relationship. The examples below each use the same numbers in the ratio and fraction. What similarities and/or differences do you notice?
|7 gallons of gas for $12 (7:12)||7 of the 12 gallons used in a trip (7/12)|
|5 miles hiked in 2 hours (5:2)||5 half-hour meetings (50/2)|
|1 person, 1 vote (1:1)||The fraction of principals voting in the last school-wide election was 1/1.|