Tuesday, November 3, 2009

%%%%%%'s, Rate, Growing Post

Ratio: When two or more quantities are compared in the same units.

Rate: When two quantities are compared in two different units.

They are different because they both compare units in a different way.
They are also the same because they use the ratio notation.

Question #7) Determine tbe value of 100g's of nuts and explain which is the better buy.

Nuts #1) price $2.19 per 300 g's
Nuts #2) price $3.09 per 500 g's
Nuts #3) price $4.83 per 700 g's

Page 62, question 14.Conversion rates among currencies vary from day to day.
The numbers in the table give the value in foreign currency of one Canadian dollar, on one particular day.
$1.00 Canadian= $0.8857 US= $1.1527 Australian= 0.694 European Union Euros.
What is the value of $600 Canadian in euros?In order to figure this out, we need to figure out the unit rate????
It would be 0.694 euros/canadien $
Question. Euros/600 canadien $
Answer: 0.694 X 600= 416.4--416.4/600 canadien $
The Coin Math

Is it my question that I made.
If you put one coin in the jar a day how many days would it take???????
You think about that one hahah

1) What would the recipe look like if it had to serve 10 people? Show your calculations.
ground beef= 0.5 lbs. 0.5/0.5=1. 1x10=10lbs
onion diced =1. 1/1=1. 1x10=10 onions
celery diced=1. 1/1=1. 1x10=10 celery sticks
garlic cloves=1. 1/1=1. 1x10=10 garlic cloves
tomatoes (can) = 14oz. 14/14=1. 1x10=10 cans of tomatoes
tomato paste = .5 can. 0.5/0.5=1. 1x10=5 cans of tomato paste

2) What would the recipe look like if you had to only serve 1 person? Show your calculations.


  1. Good job Warren!, you should have done this earlier so you could finish "What would the recipe look like if you had to only serve 1 person? Show your calculations." but still awesome job.

  2. good job ! I liked how you used diagrams and how you explained how you got your answers really well .


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