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This powerpoint gives examples of where proportions can be seen in our everyday lives.

This powerpoint gives examples of where proportions can be seen in our everyday lives.

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    • Proportions in the Real World
    • What skills do we need to solve proportions?You must know how to…..
      Work with fractions
      Set up ratios
      Cross multiply
      Solve one step algebraic equations
    • Example 1:
      Baking
      You’ve decided to make chocolate chip cookies for the math club! The recipe calls for ¾ cups of sugar and the recipe makes 20 cookies. The math club has 60 members! How much sugar will you need?
    • Weather
      A snowstorm dumped 18 inches of snow in a 12-hour period. How many inches were falling per hour?
    • Currency
      You are going to a trip to Argentina! The currency in Argentina is the Peso. The exchange rate is approximately $3 = 1 Peso. At this rate, how many Pesos would you get if you exchanged $121.10?
    • Can you think of another examplewhere proportions can be seen in our everyday lives?