Ratios and Ratio Language

**Comprehend**the word “ratio” (in written and spoken language) and the notation (in written language) to refer to an association between quantities.**Describe**(orally and in writing) associations between quantities using the language “For every of these, there are of those” and “The ratio of these to those is a:b (or a to b).”**Draw and label**discrete diagrams to represent situations involving ratios.

**Student interpretations of a 1:2 ratio:**

**Area of Irregular Shapes**

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.G.A.1

Find the area of right triangles, other triangles, special quadrilaterals, and polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles and other shapes