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Ratios Activity Now that we have learned about ratios, we are going to do an activity to see how they can

be used. Follow the directions below. You will get points for completing each of the steps. 1. Find a ratio that you can measure. Then, measure the two numbers in your ratio and include the units. Please ask if you need help finding a tool to help you measure. 2. Use a word sentence to describe your ratio. Then, use a fraction to describe your ratio. 3. Write an equation describing your ratio. Think of it in the format A = xB, where A and B are the variables associated with your ratio and x is whatever number is needed to make the relationship between A and B. Make sure to label what A and B are. 4. Make a table with these requirements. a. It should have 2 columns and 4 rows. b. The first row of the first column should be labeled as your B variable in your equation. c. The first row of the second column should be labeled as your A variable in your equation. d. Choose 3 numbers between 0 and 50 (BUT DONT PICK ZERO). These numbers are chosen for the B variable. Put this data in the table under the appropriate column. e. Put the first number you chose into your equation as B and solve for A. Record the answer in table under the appropriate column and repeat for the other two numbers. (SO YOU SHOULD DO THIS STEP 3 TIMES TO FILL UP THE REST OF YOUR TABLE.) 5. Use the data from your table to make a graph with these requirements. a. Graph all 3 points so that the A values correspond with the y-axis and the B values correspond with the x-axis. b. Label the x-axis and the y-axis. Label each point with its ordered pair. c. USE A RULER or other straightedge to make a line that intersects all 3 points. 6. Answer these questions: a. What is the equation for the line you drew on your graph? b. What does that line tell us? c. What is one use for ratios?

7. Create and present to the class a PowerPoint Presentation that meets these requirements. a. All of the work you completed for this project is included in the slides in a neat and organized manner. b. There is a MAXIMUM of 1 (ONE) complete sentence per slide. Not every slide needs to have a sentence. (YOU SHOULD BE THE ONE TALKING, NOT THE SLIDES). c. You speak clearly (that means dont mumble) while explaining the math you did in this project. d. You answer the questions posed in Number 6 WITHOUT READING DIRECTLY FROM YOUR SLIDE. e. You give CREDIT to anything you use from a different source (SUCH AS PICTURES FROM THE INTERNET).