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

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