The Intensity of Chocolate Milk

Sixth Grade Poster Problem
Ratios and Proportional Relationships

This problem is designed to help students use ratio language and concepts by focusing on a single compelling problem context – making chocolate milk.  Questions in this problem use both part-to-part ratios and part-to-whole ratios.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the concept of ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.
  • Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

Common Core State Standards for Mathematics:

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