# Creating Proportions Worksheets

How to Create Proportions - A ratio or proportion is just an explanation that two proportions are equivalent. It very well may be written in two different ways: as two equivalent divisions, a/b = c/d; or utilizing a colon, a:b = c:d. The accompanying extent is perused as "twenty is to twenty-five as four is to five." In issues including extents, we can utilize cross items to test whether two proportions are equivalent and structure an extent. To locate the cross results of an extent, we duplicate the external terms, called the limits, and the center terms called the methods. We can likewise utilize cross items to locate a missing term in a proportion. First, compose the extent, utilizing a letter to represent the missing term. We locate the cross items by increasing multiple times x, and multiple times 30. At that point, partition to discover x.

• ### Basic Lesson

Guides students through a four step process to create proportional numbers. Find the proportion between the numbers: 7, 3, 35, 15. 1. Select the two smallest numbers: 7, 3. 2. Make a fraction of them: 3/7. 3. The other two numbers are multiples of 3, 7. 4. Make fraction of other two numbers in the same ratio.

• ### Intermediate Lesson

Demonstrates how to use abstract numbers when creating proportions.

• ### Independent Practice 1

A really great activity for allowing students to understand the concepts of creating proportions.

• ### Independent Practice 2

Students creating proportions in 20 assorted problems. The answers can be found below.

• ### Homework Worksheet

Students are provided with 12 problems to achieve the concepts of creating proportions.

• ### Skill Quiz

This tests the students ability to creating proportions.

• ### Homework and Quiz Answer Key

Answers for the homework and quiz.