7.4

The student will solve single-step and multistep practical problems, using proportional reasoning.

Essential Knowledge and Skills  (Full Curriculum Framework for this SOL)

  • Write proportions that represent equivalent relationships between two sets.
  • Solve a proportion to find a missing term.
  • Apply proportions to convert units of measurement between the U.S. Customary System and the metric system. Calculators may be used.
  • Apply proportions to solve practical problems, including scale drawings. Scale factors shall have denominators no greater than 12 and decimals no less than tenths.  Calculators may be used.
  • Using 10% as a benchmark, mentally compute 5%, 10%, 15%, or 20% in a practical situation such as tips, tax and discounts.
  • Solve problems involving tips, tax, and discounts. Limit problems to only one percent computation per problem.

Textbook Correlation

 PH Course 2:  5-1, 5-4, 5-4, 5-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 6-8, 6-9 
   
Links to Related SOL
1.6   2.8   3.4   4.4d   5.4   6.7   7.4   8.3