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what is a tape diagram?

What is the definition for tape diagram?
asked Nov 27, 2012 in Algebra 1 Answers by anonymous

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Tape diagrams are a way to represent ratios. If you are given the ratio of 2 apples:3 oranges you would draw two boxes and below that 3 boxes (each box should be the same size).

If you were then told that you had a total of 100 apples, you would have to split the 100 apples into each of the two apple boxes evenly. You would then know that 50 peices of fruit go in each box (there would be 150 oranges total.)


Hope this helps!
answered Nov 24, 2013 by Ms.R
selected Aug 28 by Rod

A tape diagram is a box that represents the groups and what is in them.

And it helps you find out what is in the group,how many groups,and

the total.


hope this really helps!!!

answered Dec 17, 2013 by anonymous

A tape diagram is a visual depiction of a comparison of two related numbers.

For example, if you want to relate 10 pages read out of a 50 page book, the tape diagram would show:

answered May 4, 2014 by Michelle
A tape diagram is a box that represents raitos
answered Oct 21, 2014 by Voldemort
To mix purple paint an artist uses 2 quarts of red paint to 3 quarts of blue paint
answered Sep 27 by James
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