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Introduction to rates
Rates, such as kilometers per hour, help us solve all sorts of important and interesting problems.
Learn how rates and how they're related to ratios.
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.
Let's start by thinking about what percent really means. Once you understand this, other pieces will begin to fall into place.
Practice solving rate problems.
Learn how to solve practice problems where you compute and compare rates.
Practice computing and comparing rates.