Solve ratio and rate problems using double number lines, tables, and unit rate.
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This lesson reviews concepts from 6th grade; Anchor Problems can be chosen based on what specific concept and/or skill review students need. Find more guidance on adapting our math curriculum for remote learning here.
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Jack mixes yellow and blue paint to make a green paint that he will use to paint his basement. He uses a ratio of 3 pints of yellow paint for every 2 pints of blue paint. Jack pours 18 pints of yellow paint into a bucket.
Terrance bikes 3.6 miles to school in 18 minutes. Jaqueline bikes 5.4 miles to school in 30 minutes. Assuming each student rode at a constant speed, who is traveling at a faster speed?
At the corner market, you can buy rice by the pound. The table below shows some weights and their corresponding costs.
Rice (lbs.) | Cost ($) |
2 | 11 |
10 | 55 |
13 | ? |
? | 88 |
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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 distance and time traveled for 4 toy cars is shown in the table below.
Car | Time (seconds) | Distance (meters) |
A | 4 | 10 |
B | 6 | 12 |
C | 9 | 22.5 |
D | 16 | 42 |
Which two cars are traveling at the same constant speed? Show or explain how you determined your answer.
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