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CALCULATING UNIT RATES #2--KEY

Directions:  One of the most reliable ways to find a unit rate is by setting up and solving a proportion.  Find

the unit rates for each of the situations below.  For this worksheet, the proportions have already been set up

for you.

PROPORTION                             EQUATION                                                      SOLUTION

1)                       8x = 272                                                         34 points/game

2)                           15x = 630                                                         42 dollar/hour

3)                    41x = 164                                                        4 laps/minute

4)                    23x = 943                                                       41 miles/minute

5)                         6x = 90                                                            15 degrees/day

6)                        4x = 76                                                           19 books/month

7)                       5x = 135                                                         27 gallons/hour

8)                          8x = 488                                                         61 miles/hour

9)                            11x = 264                                                        24 calls/day

10)                     5x = 615                                                          123 feet/second

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