Solving Proportions 3 Methods

Solving Proportions 3 Methods

Solving Proportions 3 Methods

Learn how to solve proportions using 3 different methods in this free math video tutorial by Mario’s Math Tutoring.

0:14 What is a Proportion?
0:55 Method 1 Example 1 4/7 = x/21
1:25 How to Check Your Answer
1:40 Method 1 Example 2 9/x = 1/4
2:12 Method 1 Example 3 x/30 = 7/6
2:42 Method 2 Example 1 9/4 = x/7
3:21 Method 2 Example 2 x/2 = 5/8
3:55 Method 2 Example 3 4/x = 20/12
4:06 Property of Proportions – Taking the Reciprocal of Both Sides
5:20 Method 3 Example 1 Cross Product Method x/8 = 3/10
6:27 Method 3 Example 2 2/x = 3/14
6:50 Method 3 Example 3 10/3 = 9/x

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  1. amanda pelka says:

    I just wanted to say THANK YOU! I dropped out at 18 because i was behind and didn't get the help. I am now almost 31 and back in school and i have been relying on youtube videos when i don't understand.

  2. lez sosa says:

    Thanks for helping love u

  3. Elias Basilio Biscocho says:

    Extremely helpful

  4. itz_mara says:

    i feel like im the only one learning in 5th grade ;-;

  5. ProIdentity says:

    whos here because you need to study for a test you didnt know how to do

  6. Brayan Flores says:

    This helped me sooooo much! Im watching this vid a day before a test and it really helped me! ๐Ÿ˜€

  7. OnIT FN says:

    woww amzing explanation thanks bro

  8. AllAroundYT says:

    You're better than my teacher! I rlly wish I could applaud. If I could, I would give $50

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  9. katelyn y says:

    I have a test on this and if this guy saved me last time, he sure can save me now.

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    GRE Prep anyone? I think I was better prepared for this test in HS haha

  11. MTRP ูƒู„ูŠุจุงุช ู‚ุฑุงู†ุฏ says:

    Wow! Best teaching

  12. Your gaming chair says:

    I am a college student who most defiantly doesnโ€™t need this a tutorial but you such an incredible job explaining this and I wish I had you as a middle school teacher

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  14. HispanicCausinPanic says:

    Okay so now I know that it doesn't which side the variable goes, as long as you multiply it and make it a fraction.

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  16. Neymar Jr says:

    Thank you so much this helped a lot ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

  17. Maizie Digby says:

    You just showed me an easier way to do the same thing thank you so much

  18. technically stupid says:

    very helpful thank you!

  19. h8ter4eva says:

    Thank you Mario you helped me understand this more than my math teacher did in class

  20. lazerlex 098 says:

    Learned more than my teacher in one week within the past two minutes great job

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    Watching this before my math class ๐Ÿ™ƒโœŒ



  23. Artemis Ivy says:

    I didn't realize how easy these are

  24. Candice Saceda says:

    method 2 made my brain experience technical difficulties ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿค›

  25. Iris Martinez says:

    Thank you! Im currently studying to get my GED at 33 years old and my teacher explained but not as good as you did. Thank you!

  26. AmagicXD Gaming says:

    My stupid book has 3 fraction each rather than 2 fractions only

  27. Emma G says:

    only if all teachers went this slow and actually explained it

  28. Emma G says:

    i have watched 3 videos and this finally clicked now

  29. StaplesYo says:

    this like actually helped! thank you so much

  30. Xxtorie2006 says:

    Very helpful, Thank you so much!

  31. joanna martinez says:

    I didn't understand what my teacher told me about these but you just helped me understand it 100000 times better THANK YOU!!!


    I have to watch this video TT

  33. linzg0216 says:

    who learning this in 6th grade

  34. Gabriel Gamer says:

    how did he read my mind at the beggining of the video

  35. why says:

    Omg ty I have a test today and I did not know what to do and I was gonna fail

  36. Raheel suliman says:

    The first and second one omg i didn't get it the last one was the easiest If anyone agrees with me เผผ ใค โ—•_โ—• เผฝใค

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    ๐–๐จ๐ฐ hes good at teaching but im stupid i cant get it cuz im making art not our project or homework i just draw and idk im stupid lol

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  40. Ghost says:

    Thank you sir you are the best!

  41. punkrat_ says:


  42. Cosmic_RAIN says:

    The teacher has 45 minutes to teach me this and she goes to fast for me to keep notes, you just taught me 3 methods in 7 minutes, thank you kind sir

  43. PulsedZ CD says:

    Thank you so much! It helped me on my hw a lot!

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  45. N I S T U C A S T U I says:

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  46. Vaughn Hoffmeyer says:

    Definitely helped for me thanks @Mario's Math Tutoring!

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    I've learned more from this dude then my teacher

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