# Word Problem with Ratios

Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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In this lesson, students learn how to solve a word problem using ratios and proportions. By setting up a comparison between one quantity and another, a proportion is formed which allows the student to find the value of an unknown variable. Through the use of inverse operations, the student can determine how much US dollars is equivalent to a certain amount of euros, making this lesson an essential guide for anyone seeking to solve word problems with ratios.

Lesson Description:

How to solve a word problem using ratios

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