Monday, November 2, 2009

%%%%%'s Rate Growing Post

Ratio: Compares 2 quantities that are measured in the same units.
Rate: Compares 2 quantities that are measured in different units.

Whats The Difference Between Ratio and Rate?
The difference between ratio and rate is that ..
Ratio compares things in the same unit and rates compare things in different units.

Questions

Question #9
a)small honey: $1.11/mL
big honey: $0.96/mL

b) The bigger honey is better because, it is cheaper.



Trevor and Jillian rolled the same speed which is 28km/hr



Question: If Alia runs in 3min per 12 meters. How much will she run in 1 min. ?
Answer: The answer would be that Alia would run for 3 meters/min.

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PART 2
1) What would the recipe look like if it had to serve 10 people ? Show your calculations.
- 10/4 = 2.5

ground beef - 0.5 x 2.5 = 1.25 lb
medium onion, diced - 1 x 2.5 = 2.5
stalk celery finely diced - 1 x 2.5 = 2.5
clove garlic, minced - 1 x 2.5 = 2.5
canned tomatoes, chopped - 14 x 2.5 = 35 oz
can tomato paste - 0.5 x 2.5 = 1.25
parsley - 1 x 2.5 = 2.5 tsp
basil - 1.5 x 2.5 = 3.75 tsp
oregano - 1 x 2.5 = 2.5 tsp
sugar - 1 x 2.5 = 2.5 tsp
Worcestershire Sauce - 0.5 x 2.5 = 1.25 tsp
seasoning salt - 0.5 x 2.5 = 1.25 tsp
bay leaf - 1 x 2.5 = 2.5

2) What would the recipe look like if you had to only serve 1 person ? Show your calculations .
- 10÷1 = 10

ground beef - 1.25 ÷ 10 = 0.125 lb
medium onion, diced - 2.5 ÷ 10 = 0.25
stalk celery finely diced - 2.5 ÷ 10 = 0.25
clove garlic, minced - 2.5 ÷ 10 = 0.25
canned tomatoes, chopped - 35 ÷ 10 = 3.5 oz
can tomato paste - 1.25 ÷ 10 = 0.125
parsley - 2.5 ÷ 10 = 0.25 tsp
basil - 3.75 ÷ 10 = 0.375 tsp
oregano - 2.5 ÷ 10 = 0.25 tsp
sugar - 2.5 ÷ 10 = 0.25 tsp
Worcestershire Sauce - 1.25 ÷ 10 = 0.125 tsp
seasoning salt - 1.25 ÷ 10 = 0.125 tsp
bay leaf - 2.5 ÷ 10 = 0.25

1 comments:

Shelby Mackey November 5, 2009 at 12:29 PM  

Good job! I liked how you showed a picture to get the point of the problem across. It makes more sense when you can see it too!
Shelby Mackey

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