## Sunday, October 14, 2012

### Dakota's proportion post

proportion post

ratio: a way of comparing 2 numbers wether it be one part to another part or part to a whole red cars to yellow cars 6:3

rate: a way of comparing 2 numbers in different units  64 metres/34 seconds

proportion: a way of comparing 2 parts using equivalent fractions \$/metresof fabric=6\$/16m=18\$/?

5 hours to travel 360 kilometers is about __72___km/h.
360 /5=72

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Emma saves 28 cents of every dollar that she earns. Emma earned \$75 last week. How much money did Emma save last week?
75*.28=21

these are the 3 ways to tell if 2 fractions are equivalent vertical, horizontal and diaganol.
A)
B)
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these are not equivalent because one method is wrong so all will be wrong
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the judge was not very fair he/she should have cut the time in half because he turned him self in
no it doesn't seem fair and just
because he didn't run the next day he turned him self in
If I were the judge I would have only given him seven years in prison

how tall is this traffic box? and how many peaches would fit in it ?
the box is about 5 feet tall and 1foot thick. so if a peach is 1 inch in diametrethen it goes 60 timesin height and 12to width so the awnser is about 720peaches