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Interactive video lesson plan for: ☆ Apply Unit Rates and Ratios in the Real World | Common Core Math

Activity overview:

Join us as we explore, conceptualize, and evaluate unit rates using proportional relationships in real-world situations. For more MashUp Math content, visit and join our free mailing list! :)

This lesson answers the questions: What is a unit rate? What is a unit price? How do I set up a proportion? How do I cross multiply? What is a ratio?

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11 questions

1. What is the definition of a UNIT rate?

2. I now you can do it in your head, but why was a table with all of the hours used to help understand this problem? (00:01:59)

3. Is it reasonable to use a table in this problem? Why or why not? (00:02:24)

4. Why is using a picture a GOOD way to visualize this problem? (00:03:09)

5. What are you going to use to figure out unit rates? Rewind if you did not get it! (00:03:56)

6. What did you have to do to .25 in order to make 1 pound? (00:04:36)

7. Set this problem up and type in the problem and the unit rate. You can do it. Make sure the unit rate is ONE. (00:04:51)

8. Did you get your last answer right? (00:05:22)

9. Do you think that we should have a contest in our class to see who can text the fastest? (00:05:41)

10. Make sure that you know what comparing means! (00:05:52)

11. What is the unit rate for brand B. Figure it out , type your answer and check. (00:06:39)

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