Ratio word problems

5 videos
2 skills
Ratios are everywhere and we'll encounter them often in real life. These tutorial videos and example exercises will fine tune your understanding of ratios, including interpreting them from tables and plotting them to graphs. Common Core Standards: 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.3a

Ratio word problem: boys to girls

VIDEO 2:04 minutes
In this example, we are given a ratio and then asked to apply that ratio to solve a problem. No problem!

Ratio word problem: centimeters to kilometers

VIDEO 1:12 minutes
Let's solve this word problem using what we know about ratios so far.

Ratio word problems


Solving ratio problems with tables example 1

VIDEO 5:05 minutes
We're displaying ratios in a table format here, and then asking: given a ratio, solve for equivalent ratios. Here are a few examples to practice on.

Solving ratio problems with tables example 2

VIDEO 2:29 minutes
Let's compare 2 tables of ratios and interpret them to solve the word problem. This is a fun!

Solving ratio problems with graph

VIDEO 1:34 minutes
In this example we'll plot points on the x and y axis to reflect the given ratios.