# Rates & proportional relationships

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Learn all about proportional relationships. How are they connected to ratios and rates? What do their graphs look like? What types of word problems can we solve with proportions?

Learn how to compute rates associated with ratios of fractions or decimals. For example, if you run 6.5 meters in 1.5 seconds, what is your speed in meters per second?

Learn how to tell whether two quantities are proportional by thinking about equivalent ratios and drawing graphs.

Learn how to graph proportional relationships.

Learn how to write proportions and how to solve proportions.

Learn how to write equations of proportional relationships in the form y=kx.