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Proportional Reasoning

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The directions on how to help children develop proportional reasoning include all of the following statements EXCEPT

 Provide ratio and proportion tasks in a wide variety of contexts Encourage discussion and experimentation in predicting and comparing ratios Help children relate proportional reasoning to existing processes Teach dependence on an algorithmic procedure such as the cross-product algorithm

A ratio is defined as

 actually more like a fraction than a decimal value a fraction that actually refers to parts of a whole is only part of a proportional situation a multiplicative comparison of two numbers or measures or quantities

Ratios can be all of the following EXCEPT

 An expression of a rate A probability of an event A comparison of two parts of the same whole An equality of two fractional numbers

When exploring the different opportunities for developing proportional reasoning, all of the following categories of proportional activities should be explored EXCEPT

 construction and measurement activities solving for the unknown activities selection of equivalent ratios activities scaling with ratio table activities

Explain the difference between a ratio and a proportion.

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