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# Solve Proportions Worksheets

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A mathematical comparison between two different numbers is known as ‘proportions’. In general, it is referred to as the part, number, or share considered in comparative relation to a whole. When two ratios are equal or equivalent, they are meant to be in proportion. They are generally denoted using the symbol, ‘=’ or ‘::’. For instance, the time taken by a car to cover 60 km per hour is equal to the time taken by it to cover the distance of 300 km for 5 hours. So, 60 km / hr = 300 km / 5hr.

Rates And Proportional Relationships
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## Teaching Solving Proportion Worksheets

• Proportion is classified into two types. They are: inverse proportions and direct proportions.
• Direct Proportion: The direct relationship between two different quantities is known as direct proportion. For example, if the quantity of A increases, the quantity of B also increases.
• Inverse Proportion: The inverse relationship between two different quantities is known as inverse proportion. For example, if the quantity of A increases, the quantity of B decreases.

Let us look at the given example mentioned below to understand more about proportion.

Q. Amrita runs 4 miles in 40 minutes. At this rate, how far can amrita run in 60 minutes?

Solution:

Here,

Let x be the number of miles, she can run in 40 minutes.

It is given that running 4 miles in 40 minutes is the same as running x miles in 60 minutes.

Equation =  4 / 40 = x / 60&...

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