Look at Part 1. What does the word percent mean?
Possible response: a ratio out of 100.
What are two different ways you can determine what percent
One way is to divide 1 by 2, find the decimal value, and convert to a percent. Another way is to find an equivalent fraction for
Look at Part 2. What does it mean for these two bowls to be proportional?
Possible response: they have the same ratio of apples to bananas.
What is the ratio of bananas to apples in Fruit Bowl 1?
What is the ratio of bananas to apples in Fruit Bowl 2?
Are these two fruit bowls proportional? How do you know?
Yes; the ratio of bananas to apples in Fruit Bowl 1 can be simplified to
How many apples would need to be in Fruit Bowl 3 in order for it to be proportional to the first two fruit bowls? How do you know?
18 apples; 12 bananas is 6 times greater than the number of a bananas in Fruit Bowl 1, so you can multiply 3 apples by 6 to get 18 apples.
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