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Go to a market and compare prices of items in small and large containers. Figure out which is the better deal by using ratios and proportions. Divide the cost of the item by the quantity of the item to find the "price per unit."

# Solving Proportions Worksheets

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Basic Lesson
Guides students through the algebra skills necessary to solve proportions with a missing variable.
Standard: MATH 5
Grades: (6-8)
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Intermediate Lesson
Demonstrates how to reorder terms within a proportion problem.
Standard: MATH 5
Grades: (6-8)
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Independent Practice 1
A really great activity for allowing students to understand the concepts of solving proportions.
Standard: MATH 5
Grades: (6-8)
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Independent Practice 2
Students Rewrite Ratios in 20 assorted problems. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 5
Grades: (6-8)
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Solving Proportions Homework
Students are provided with 12 problems that are great to take home and review.
Standard: MATH 5
Grades: (6-8)
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Solving Proportions Quiz
This tests the students ability on all aspects of this unit.
Standard: MATH 5
Grades: (6-8)
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Answer Keys
Answers for the homework and quiz.
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Answer Keys
Answers for lessons and both practice sheets.
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More Advanced Worksheets
The next level of math skills.
-Congruent Figures
-Function Tables
-Transformations
-Two Points Graphing
Remedial Math Worksheets
Skills needed to get to this level.
-Are these Proportional?
-Creating Proportions
-Equivalent Proportions
-Missing Proportion