Monday, November 2, 2009

kaitlin.L's Rate Growing Post

rate:compares two quantities measured in different units

the differnce is

9. Mala is shopping for honey. Her favourite
brand is available in two sizes.

a) Estimate which is the better buy. Show
your thinking.

b) Determine the better buy. Show your work

a because it is cheaper

11. Shannon buys 12 granola bars for $9.96.

a) Determine the price per bar. Give your
answer in dollars and cents.

b) Explain whether your answer in part a)
is a ratio or a rate.
it is a rate
How much of the jar is filled with Canadian coins ?
its around 27-30 percent of the jar


kaitlin.L 8-73 November 2, 2009 at 6:18 PM  

so they are different because

Their different because ratio is measured in the SAME units and rate is measured in DIFFERENT units.
i forgot!

kaitlin.L 8-73 November 2, 2009 at 6:18 PM  

Ratio - Compares quantities measured in the units.


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