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Learning to Think Proportionally

  • Topics

    Fractions > Ratio, Rate, Proportion > Learn What Works
  • Grade Level

    Intermediate (4-6), Middle School (6-8), Primary (K-3)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Dr. James Lewis discusses what it means to think proportionally and offers examples from everyday contexts. He describes the conceptual progression toward working with cross-multiplication and demonstrates using ratio tables as a tool for solving problems.