This online activity challenges students to determine which of four different size grape juice cans labeled with the grape juice concentration would have the strongest grape taste. The activity is one of 80 mathematical challenges featured on the Figure This! web site emphasizing real-world uses of mathematics. The Hint suggests forming ratios that are fractions to compare quantities. Two ways of answering the initial question are illustrated with tables. Related questions have students consider other aspects of mixture-related questions. The Family Activity encourages students to determine price per unit for some of their favorite products. Direct proportion is explained, and answers to all questions are included. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse


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