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Make Math Moments Academy Forums Mini-Course Reflections The Concept Holding Your Students Back Lesson 6-3: Digging Into Thinking Of Ratios As A Multiplicative Comparison and Composed Units – Discussion Reply To: Lesson 6-3: Digging Into Thinking Of Ratios As A Multiplicative Comparison and Composed Units – Discussion

  • Kyle Pearce

    Administrator
    November 15, 2021 at 6:39 am

    Glad that the learning is resonating!

    A percent is really a ratio that you can easily scale in tandem. 20% means 20 per 100 or 20 to 100 which has a rate of 0.2 of one unit per another. The tricky part that is complex is that it also has the same units of measure which makes it more of a multiplicative comparison, yet scaling in tandem still feels helpful/useful. Complex stuff!