Friday, October 29, 2010

Chelsea's Sesame Street Video

Group Members:

Chelsea - The one who has no idea what a proportion is
Anabelle - The teacher who has to teach her what a proportion is
Trisha - Camera Person


Two-term ratio - compares 2 quantities measured in the same units
- eg. A:B, 7:13

Three-term ratio - compares 3 quantities measured in the same units
- eg. A:B:C, apples:bananas:oranges

Part to part ratio - compares different parts of a group to eachother
-eg. black tiles to red tiles: 5:13

Part to Whole Ratio - compares one part of a group to the whole group
- eg. black tiles to total tiles: 5:20

Rate - compares 2 quantities measured in different units

Unit rate - a rate in which the second term is one

Unit price - a unit rate used when shopping.
-eg. $0.50/can

Proportion - a relationship that says the two ratios or two rates are equal.
-eg. How much will 1 dozen erase cost if 3 erasers cost $0.75?
(multiply by 3)
2/3 = 6/9

Original Video : Cookie Monster in the Library

Our remake, about Proportions.


  1. I liked how you highlighted the main words.

  2. Great job on your video girls, I liked that you highlighted the important words about your post. I also liked the script that you made to make it sound real.

  3. Great job guys. I likes how you colored the important words to make them pop out. I also like you video. Great job.

  4. Good job, girls. I liked how you used 2 different colors on your post, it stands out very well. The video is also interesting. Great job.

  5. Good job, Chelsea! I liked your video that you guys chose and your video was good too! Good job!