. Grade 7, Illustrative icon

Art Class, Variation 2

Illustrative MathematicsVaries

The students in Ms. Baca's art class were mixing yellow and blue paint. She told them that two mixtures will be the same shade of green if the blue and yellow paint are in the same ratio. The table below shows the different mixtures of paint that the students made. Giving the amount of paint in 'parts' instead of a specific standardized unit like cups might be confusing to students who do not understand what this means. Because this is standard language in ratio problems, students need to be exposed to it, but teachers might need to explain the meaning if their students are encountering it for the first time.

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