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# Ratios and proportions

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## Ratios and proportionsPresentation Transcript

• Ratios and Proportions
These are practice problems on ratios and proportions
• COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES Recently, a small college had an enrollment of 1,342 students and a total of 215 faculty. What was the student-faculty ratio for this college? Write your answer as both a mixed number in simplest form and a decimal rounded to the nearest hundredth.
___________ = _____ = _____ = 6.24
student
1,342
faculty
215
• BASKETBALL In the 2000–2001 season, Shaquille O’Neal made 813 field goals out of 1,422 attempts. What was Shaquille O’Neal’s ratio of successful field goals to attempts? Write your answer as both a fraction in simplest form and a decimal rounded to the nearest thousandth.
successful
813
271
_____________ = ______ = ______ = 0.57
attempts
1,422
474
• This slide is for you to make up your own problem!
You also must provide a solution
Ms. Walker- Jones have a ratio of 245 students and Mr. Yarch have only 125 staff members. What is the percentage of students to staffs.
student 245 1 24/25 = 1.96%
staff 125
• Reflection
What could be improved with this assignment?
How do you see a blog being useful in Geometry?
What other tools/resources/projects would you like to do this year?
I like it because it is easy. And its like a review from last year.
• What could be improved with this assignment?
It could be easier to understand some of the problems and better wording.
• How do u see a blog being using in geometry?
I see it as a better way for the students can get information faster while they are at home.
• What other tools/resources/ projects would you do this year?
A competitions against other class. But I really don’t know.