Trying to figure out if two ratios are proportional? If they're in fraction form, set them equal to each other to test if they are proportional. Cross multiply and simplify. If you get a true statement, then the ratios are proportional! This tutorial gives you a great example!
Ratios are everywhere! The scale on a map or blueprint is a ratio. Ingredients sometimes need to be mixed using ratios such as the ratio of water to cement mix when making cement. Watch this tutorial to learn about ratios. Then think of some ratios you've encountered before!
The idea of proportions is that a ratio can be written in many ways and still be equal to the same value. That's why proportions are actually equations with equal ratios. This is a bit of a tricky definition, so make sure to watch the tutorial!
Want to solve a percent proportion? Just use the means extremes property of proportions to cross multiply! Solve for the variable, and you have your answer! Learn how with this tutorial.
Trying to find a missing value in a ratio to create proportional ratios? You could use the multiplication property of equality! In this tutorial, see how to use this property to find a missing value in a ratio. Take a look!