# Lesson 6 Towers and Cylinders Solidify Understanding

What does it mean to have a

Probability is the measure of how likely an event will occur. Probabilities are written as fractions or decimals from

Write not possible, unlikely, as likely as not, likely, or certain to describe each event. The following scale might help you think about your answers.

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A quarter lands heads up.

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The sun will come up tomorrow.

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You will roll an even number on a standard

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The month of February will have

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Carlos guesses the correct number between

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The football team has won

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Your mother is

### 8.

You get a citation for driving your car

You have

This makes a rectangle that measures

### 9.

Complete the table to show the dimensions of the rectangles until they repeat. Then sketch a graph from the ordered pairs and draw a smooth curve through the points.

Width | -- | -- | -- | -- | ||||||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Length | ||||||||||||

Area |

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What happens to the length as the width increases? Why? Would the graph change if the width became the dependent variable and the length became the independent variable? Explain.

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This type of relation is called an inverse variation. Explain why it is called that.

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For each ordered pair in the table, what does

Solve the equation you just wrote for length.

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What is the value of

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When you solve for

Solve the following equations. Show each step in your solution process. Check your solution(s).