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Educational Game Design
EDUC475, DGIM465, and CS480

Proportional Reasoning
Topic for The Flash Math Project

Math Forum Resources on the Topic
What Dr. Math Has to Say:
Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Doubling Pennies
Comparing Ratios to Form a Proportion
Definition of Ratio
History of Ratio and Proportion
Middle School Archive: Ratio/Proportion
Math Tools
Math 7: Ratio and proportion
Teacher2Teacher
Ratio and proportion lesson plan
Proportions and ratios
NCTM Standards for Grades 6-8
Number and Operations
understand and use ratios and proportions to represent quantitative relationships
 
Measurement
solve problems involving scale factors, using ratio and proportion
 
Data Analysis and Probability
use proportionality and a basic understanding of probability to make and test conjectures about the results of experiments and simulations
Other Thoughts
Many experiences are needed to build understanding of proportional reasoning. The fact that many aspects of our world operate according to proportional rules makes this reasoning essential in the interpretation of real world phenomenon. Thus, proportionality serves as a bridge to the more abstract relationships addressed in the formal study of algebra. --PBS Mathline
 
All About Ratios - Cynthia Lanius
 
Leonardo da Vinci Activity - Suzanne Alejandre
 

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