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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A preschool makes their own playdoh using flour, salt, and water. The table below shows the relationship between the amount of flour and salt that is needed for the recipe before the water is added. Complete the table.
Flour (cups) | Salt (cups) | Total (cups) |
$$1$$ | ||
$$2$$ | $$\frac{3}{4}$$ | |
$$4\frac{1}{2}$$ | ||
$$7\frac{1}{3}$$ |
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