# Comparing Ratios with a Water Dye Simulation

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Write a proportion to model a word problem; solve proportions.

# Comparing Ratios with a Water Dye Simulation

Use equivalent ratios to simulate matching colors of water.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.*

### Open-ended question

If 6 oz of water contains 5 drops of coloring, how could you use ratios to determine how many drops would be needed to turn 18 oz of water the same color?

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