# Equivalent Rates

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How to Find Equivalent Rates?
Equivalent Rates/Proportions
Equivalent rates are also sometimes called proportions.
This video will explain three methods of solving equivalent rates word problems.
Method 1: Unit Rates
If 5 pairs of socks cost \$15, how much does 11 pairs of socks cost?

Method 2: Multiply or Divide across
Eli is making guacamole. He uses 2 tablespoons of cilantro for every 3 avacados. At this rate, how many tablespoons of cilantro will he need for 9 avacados?

Method 3: Cross Products
Eli is making guacamole. He uses 2 tablespoons of cilantro for every 3 avacados. At this rate, how many tablespoons of cilantro will he need for 9 avacados?

Equivalent Rates

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