Ratios and Rates

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Ratios and Rates are some of the most important ideas in mathematics because they allow us to compare two quantities. This means they are often utilized in our day-to-day routine. Next time your student asks how math is used in real life (and they seem to always ask this question), you can refer to Ratios and Rates. Show them how maps and scale models work, how chefs scale up and down recipes, and even how doctors determine the proper medication dosage for a patient based upon their weight. Further their knowledge with this 6th Grade Math video on Ratios and Rates.  This video has a total of three lessons on it, make sure once the first lesson ends you click on the button directly to the left of the video timer in order to progress to the next one.

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