Equivalent ratios

In this lesson, we will learn how to represent ratios pictorially and use these representations to justify the equivalence of ratios.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: Two quantities are said to be in the same ratio, if there is an equivalent _____________ relationship between them.

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Q2.Fill in the gap: 2 litres of red paint and 5 litres of white paint are in the same_______ as 5 litres of red paint and 12.5 litres of white paint.

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Q3.I mix 2 litres of squash with 3 litres of water. I need more that tastes the same. How much squash should I mix with 9 litres of water?

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Q4.Fill in the missing ratio: I mix 2 litres of squash with 7 litres of water. The ratio of squash to water is …. : ....

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Q5.Fill in the missing number: I mix 4 litres of yellow paint with 10 litres of red paint. The ratio of yellow to red is …. : 5.

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gap: Two quantities are said to be in the same ratio, if there is an equivalent _____________ relationship between them.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: 2 litres of red paint and 5 litres of white paint are in the same_______ as 5 litres of red paint and 12.5 litres of white paint.

2/5

Q3.I mix 2 litres of squash with 3 litres of water. I need more that tastes the same. How much squash should I mix with 9 litres of water?

3/5

Q4.Fill in the missing ratio: I mix 2 litres of squash with 7 litres of water. The ratio of squash to water is …. : ....

4/5

Q5.Fill in the missing number: I mix 4 litres of yellow paint with 10 litres of red paint. The ratio of yellow to red is …. : 5.

5/5

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Equivalent ratios quiz

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Q1.Fill in the gaps: If the proportion between the ____________ is constant, then the ratios are __________________.

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Q2.The ratio of the top bar is 1 : 5 : 2. What is the equivalent ratio shown on the bottom bar?

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Q3.Squash and water are mixed in the following ratios to make a drink. Which drinks will taste the same? A) 4:10 B) 3:8 C) 9:24 D) 15:25

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Q4.Light green paint is mixed with green : white as 2: 5. What ratio would be needed for 12 units of green?

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Q5.Light green paint is mixed with green : white as 2: 5. Write the ratio for the white paint needed for 1 unit of green.

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Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

Equivalent ratios quiz

Now apply your learning to this quiz!

Q1.Fill in the gaps: If the proportion between the ____________ is constant, then the ratios are __________________.

1/5

Q2.The ratio of the top bar is 1 : 5 : 2. What is the equivalent ratio shown on the bottom bar?

2/5

Q3.Squash and water are mixed in the following ratios to make a drink. Which drinks will taste the same? A) 4:10 B) 3:8 C) 9:24 D) 15:25

3/5

Q4.Light green paint is mixed with green : white as 2: 5. What ratio would be needed for 12 units of green?

4/5

Q5.Light green paint is mixed with green : white as 2: 5. Write the ratio for the white paint needed for 1 unit of green.

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Lesson summary: Equivalent ratios

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