Introduction to Rates

Unit 5: Proportional Reasoning: Ratios and Rates
Lesson 9 of 21

Objective: SWBAT: • Define rate as a comparison of two quantities using different units. • Define a unit rate as a rate where one of the measurements is one. • Use a rate to determine a unit rate. • Use a unit rate to determine a rate.

Big Idea: Who is the fastest at making posters? Who is the slowest? Students learn about rates and unit rates and apply their knowledge to solve word problems.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, proportions, Fractions, 6th grade, master teacher project, rate, math snacks, Unit Rates, comparing rates
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