When two pairs of numbers such as (3, 2 and 6, 4) have the same ratio, we say that they are proportional. The equation states that the pairs 3, 2 and 6,

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When two pairs of numbers such as (3, 2 and 6, 4) have the same ratio, we say that they are proportional. The equation states that the pairs 3, 2 and 6, 4 are proportional. Such an equation is called a proportion. Section 6.31

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Solving Proportions To solve equate cross products and then divide on both sides to get x alone. Solve: Write a mixed numeral for the answer. Section 6.33

Homework: Problems 23, 45, 43, 53, 57 – solve each equation top/down as demonstrated in class. Section 6.34

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