Problem Solving Skills – Proportional Reasoning

Use the following learning links and resources to improve your proportional reasoning skills:

Video:  The Right ratio of rest/Circadian rhythm and proportional reasoning

“Proportional reasoning is difficult to define. It is not something that you either can or cannot do but is developed over time through reasoning … It is the ability to think about and compare multiplicative relationships between quantities”

Proportional reasoning skills:  the consideration of a number in relative terms rather than in absolute terms

“All ability to reason using proportional relationships is a complex process that develops over an extended period of time. It takes many varied physical experiences to develop an understanding of what a proportional relationship is and then more time to gain the ability to deal with it abstractly.”


Problem Solving skill #1: