ACOS 2010 - 6.1
Understand the concept of a ratio, and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

  • The ratio of wings to beaks in the bird house at the zoo was 2:1 because for every 2 wings there was 1 beak.
  • For every vote candidate A received, candidate C received nearly three votes.

DOMAIN: Ratios and Proportional Relationships
CLUSTER: Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

Important Vocabulary

  • ratio
  • ratio language
  • ratio relationship
  • quantities

Student Friendly Learning Target

Prerequisite Skills

Grade in ACOS 2003
Grade in ACOS 2010

Building Foundation For....

ARMT+ Standard


CMP2 - Comparing and Scaling

North Carolina's Lessons for Learning
Paper Clip Comparisons (p. 13) - 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.EE.6, 6.EE.9
  • I can represent equivalent ratios as a ratio table, as a graph, and on a double number line.
  • I can analyze ratio tables to identify qualitative patterns.
  • I can calculate unit rates by analyzing patterns in data.

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