Percents Greater than 100%

Using Tools to Solve Ratio Problems

Formative Assessment

Using Tools to Solve Ratio Problems

Complete this Self Check by yourself. Use a tool such as the Ratio Table, Double Number Line, or a graph to solve the problem.

A waiter at a restaurant shares his tips with the busboy in the ratio 5:2 (5 parts for himself, 2 for the busboy).

  • If the waiter had $45 after sharing his tips, how much did he give the busboy?
  • Explain how you got your answer.

INTERACTIVE: Double Number Line Tool

INTERACTIVE: Ratio Table Tool