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Interactive video lesson plan for: Conversions using proportions-Middle School Math

Activity overview:

Learn how to convert using proportions.
MEASUREMENT CONVERSIONS
Set up a LABELED Proportion using the number
from the problem and the conversion factor which is given to you.
Cross - multiply
Divide to find the answer.
Conversion problems solved
How many feet are in 15 miles?
1 mile = 5280 feet

Lauren's dog Ruby is a yellow lab. She weighs 72 pounds. How
many ounces does she weigh? 1 pound = 16 ounces

How many quarts are in 3.5 gallons?
1 gallon = 4 quarts

Conversions Resources:

Conversions with proportions
https://www.youtube.com/edito=U&feature=vm&video_id=m54i6Am5t2Q

Proportions and Conversions
http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/58015.html

Proportions and Unit Coversions
http://www.cusd80.com/cms/lib6/AZ01001175/Centricity/Domain/3244/Proportions%20and%20Unit%20Conversions.pdf

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Tagged under: proportions,conversions,math,middle school math,conversion,mathematics,explain,school,education,proportions unit conversions

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