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We're beginning to see that skills build on top of each other to help us reach further and develop even more skills. In this case, our knowledge of fractions now helps us to solve unit rate problems like these. Common Core Standard: 6.RP.A.3b

Solving unit rates problem

VIDEO 2:31 minutes
Finding a unit rate is a skill often required in real life. How fast is that plane flying? How many lawns can you mow in an afternoon? You see, with our knowledge of ratios and fractions, we can now solve unit rates problems like this.

Solving unit price problem

VIDEO 2:01 minutes
Let's start by thinking about what percent really means. Once you understand this, other pieces will begin to fall into place.

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Using our knowledge of fractions, we can solve this unit price problem. Remember to keep your units of measure consistent.