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Problems which deal with rate as a scale factor, and not so much d = rt.

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 7: Ratio and Proportion
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
   Middle School: Ratio and Proportion
NCTM Standards:
   Number and Operations Standard for Grades 6-8

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Peeling Potatoes - Terry Trotter
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A Pound of Valentine's Chocolates - Suzanne Alejandre, Claire Mead
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 2. How long should a one pound box of chocolates last if Isolde eats it alone? ... more>>

A Snowy Driveway - Claire Mead
Pre-Algebra, difficulty level 3. Usually Bertha and Gertrude shovel snow together. How long would it take Bertha to shovel the same amount alone? ... more>>

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