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MAT0018 Additional resources - Oliver: Finding proportions

Additional resources that may prove useful to MAT0018 Developmental I math students

Finding proportions

  • The following PDF describes how to solve proportional problems
       

  • It helps with problems like these ...
      
    • A certain medicine is given in an amount proportional to a patient's body weight.   
      Suppose a patient weighing pounds requires milligrams of medicine.  
      What is the weight of a patient who requires milligrams of medicine?
        
    • Trey made for hours of work.
      At the same rate, how many hours would he have to work to make ?

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