Sunday, November 1, 2009

Bruce's %%%%%'s Rate Growing Post

Part 1...
Define Rate & Ratio

Ratio-compares 2 quantities measured in the same units.

Rate-compares 2 quantities measured in different units.

Difference Between Rate & Ratio

Ratio compares 2 quantities measured in the same units. Rate compares 2 quantities measured in different units.

One Question From Page 60

Determine the unit rate in each situation:

a.) An okra swims 110 km in 2 h.

b.) A Canada goose flies 800 km in 12.5 h.

c.) Cathy plants 45 daffodils in 30 min.

One Question From Page 61

Which glacier melts faster if the Sask glacier melted 1.5km in 75 years and the Peto glacier metled 1320m in 70 years?


1.5 km (1500m)in 75yrs divide by 75



1320 m in 70yrs (1923 - 1993 equal 70) divide by 70


The Sask glacier melted more.

Part 2...

Spaghetti Sauce Ingredients

This recipe serves 8 people.

1/2 lb of ground beef

1 medium onion diced

1 celery finely diced

1 clove garlic

14 oz can of tomato chopped

1/2 can of tomato paste

1 tsp parsley

1 1/2 tsp basil

1 tsp oregano

1 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp worchestershire sauce

1/2 tsp seasoning salt

1 bay leaf

1)What would the recipe look like if it had to serve 10 people? Show your calculations.

3.75 lbs ground beef

2.5 medium onion diced

2.5 celery finely sliced

2.5 cloves of garlic

35 oz can of tomatoes chopped

3.75 can of tomato paste

2.5 tsp parsley

3.76 tsp basil

2.5 tsp oregano

2.5 tsp sugar

1.25 tsp Worchestershire Sauce

1.25 tsp Seasoning Salt

2.5 Bay Leaf

I multiplied the 4 servings by 4 and got 10, than i divided each one by 2.5 which gave me 4.

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

0.375 lbs ground beef

0.25 medium onion diced

0.25 celery finely sliced

0.25 cloves of garlic

3.5 oz can of tomatoes chopped

0.375 can of tomato paste

0.25 tsp parsley

0.376 tsp basil

0.25 tsp oregano

0.25 tsp sugar

0.125 tsp Worchestershire Sauce

0.125 tsp Seasoning Salt

0.25 Bay Leaf

I divided the original ingredients by 4 and got this answer.

My scribe looks long because my computer double spaces my writing on blogger for some reason.

Well this is my growing post, hope you liked it.

1 comment:

About This Blog

Lorem Ipsum



powered by math calculator at

  © Blogger templates Psi by 2008

Back to TOP