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Lesson 2: Visualize equivalent ratios

# Equivalent ratio word problems

This video teaches solving ratio word problems, using examples like Yoda Soda for guests, fish ratios in a tank, ice cream sundae ingredients, and dog color ratios at a park. Mastering these techniques helps students tackle real-world math challenges.

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• If I have 6 puppies and 1/5 of them are brown, how many are brown?
• That would be 1.2, but how is that possible?
• what is 7/8 fish if there is 6456789 fish
• First, divide 6456789 by 8:
807098.625

Then, multiply 807098.625 by 7:

5649690.375

So 7/8 is the same as 5649690.375/6456789

Hope my answer is correct and helps you!
• If I have 5 brown puppies for every 10 white puppies. How white puppies do I have for every 1 brown puppy
• 10/5 white puppies, which is 2.
5 :10 and 1:2 are equivalent. You can get 1:2 by dividing both sides of 5 :10 by 5.
• I know that this has nothing to do with this videos but here is a random question I made:

You are doing some origami. For each paper star you need 2 papers and for every flower, you need 1 paper. If you make 7 paper stars and 11 flowers, how many paper pieces did you use?

• It is 25 papers
• Are ratios an important part of sixth grade?
• i don't think so , i'm going to college and we did not have ratios
• At , what does counterintuitive mean
• Counterintuitive means like against common sense
• Multiplying or dividing each term by the same nonzero number will give an equal ratio. For example, the ratio 2:4 is equal to the ratio 1:2.

Correct?
• If I have 10 million Yoda Sodas, and I give 3.5 Yoda Sodas to each person, how many people will get 3.5 Yoda Sodas and say "Mmmmm, good this is." before I run out?