Solve ratio and rate problems by setting up a proportion, including part-part-whole problems.
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Macaroni and cheese is made by combining noodles and cheese in a ratio of 4:1. A pan must be big enough to hold the total amount of food. The table below shows 3 different variations of the recipe and the size pan that is needed.
Noodles (cups) | Cheese (cups) | Pan Size (cups) |
$$4$$ | $$1$$ | $$5$$ |
$$\frac{2}{3}$$ | ||
$$3\frac{3}{4}$$ |
Grade 7 Mathematics > Module 1 > Topic C > Lesson 13 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.Gus is painting a large bookshelf to match a desk in his office. The desk is painted a color orange, in the ratio of 1 part red to 2 parts yellow. If Gus thinks he will need 2 gallons of the orange paint, how many gallons of each color paint should he mix to get the right shade of orange?
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The following resources include problems and activities aligned to the objective of the lesson that can be used to create your own problem set.
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The table below shows the combination of a dry prepackaged mix and water to make concrete. The mix says for every 1 gallon of water, stir 60 pounds of dry mix. We know that 1 gallon of water is equal to 8 pounds of water. Using the information in the table, complete the remaining parts of the table.
Dry Mix (pounds) | Water (pounds) | Total (pounds) |
$$8$$ | ||
$$75$$ | $$10$$ | |
$$14\frac{1}{6}$$ | ||
$$4\frac{1}{2}$$ |
Grade 7 Mathematics > Module 1 > Topic C > Lesson 13 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..
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