Aim: How can you find whether two ratios are equivalent or whether one ratio is more favorable?
Homework: Comparing and Scaling p.51 #1-3
Find the value of x in each problem.
1. 2/7 = x/84 2. x/9 = 5/6
Classwork: Ratios can help your decide which situation is more favorable for you. We looked at situations that involved sharing food to help make decisions on which option would yield the greater amount of food. Students needed to set up ratios and either scale up or down to make equivalent ratios for the comparison.