December 06, 2022
Pam Harris
Episode 129

Math is Figure-Out-Able with Pam Harris

Ep 129: The Ratio Table Model Part 1

Why are ratio tables so amazing? In this episode Pam and Kim describe ratio tables and what makes it on the favorite mathematical models short list. Then they show it off with a Problem String.

Talking Points:

- What is a ratio table?
- Can ratio tables be both vertical or horizontal?
- Does the context of a ratio table matter?
- Should you ever erase when using a ratio table?
- What else should students see and use besides a ratio table?
- A Problem String to model on a ratio table
- Some powerful generalizations from the problem string using a ratio table model
- Are we done talking about ratio tables?

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