Example 3: Spreading Out (Area/Number of Drops)

In the lab Spreading Out, students made spots on paper towels by dropping different numbers of drops on a towel. Then they measured the area of the spots. As the number of drops increased, the area of the spots got larger. Alexis found that the ratio of the Area of the Spot to the Number of Drops was . Use Alexis's ratio to complete the table.

Example 4: Peanut Brittle (Peanuts/Sugar)

In the Peanut Brittle recipe, students, investigated a recipe in which the ratio of the amount of peanuts to the amount of sugar was 1 c peanuts: 3 c sugar. If you choose this example, use this ratio to complete the table.