Atlantean Dodgeball

Ratio errors confuse one of the coaches as two teams face off in an epic dodgeball tournament. See how mathematical techniques such as tables, graphs, measurements and equations help to find the missing part of a proportion.

Atlantean Dodgeball addresses number and operations standards, the algebra standard, and the process standard, as established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

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Using Atlantean Dodgeball: Understanding and using ratios and proportions to represent quantitative relationships. Relating and comparing different forms of representation for a relationship. Developing, analyzing, and explaining methods for solving problems involving proportions, such as scaling and finding equivalent ratios. Representing, analyzing, and generalizing a variety of patterns with tables, graphs, words, and, when possible, symbolic rules.

Standard Standard Description
6.RP Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
6.RP.1 Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.
6.RP.2 Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with the ratio a:b with b not equal to 0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship.
6.RP.3 Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g. by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.
7.RP Ratios and Proportional Relationships
7.RP.1 Compute unit rates associated with ratios and fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units.
7.RP.2 Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.
7.RP.3 Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems.
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