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Ratios and Units of Measurement
Common Core: 6.RP.3d

Ratios and Units of Measurement

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Author: Graham Pardun
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This lesson explains why units of measurement need to be the same in order to simplify a ratio.

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Why the Units of Measurement Need to be the Same to Simplify a Ratio

In this lesson, I'll explain why in order to truly simplify a ratio of measurements (e.g., 100 feet / 2 centimeters), we need to make sure the measurements are using the same units first.