November 16 Vocabulary

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Module 4 Vocabulary
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Constant – a value that does not change
Constant of proportionality – a constant ratio of two variables related to proportionality
Conversion factor – a number used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying
or dividing
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Ratio – a comparison of two quantities by division
Equivalent ratios – ratios that name the same comparison
Percent – a ratio comparing a number to 100
Rate – a ratio that compares two quantities measured in different units
Unit rate – a rate in which the second quantity in the comparison is one unit
Rate of change – a rate that describes how one quantity changes in relation to another
quantity
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Proportion – statement that two rates or ratios are equivalent
Proportional relationship – a relationship between two quantities in which the ratio of
one quantity to the other quantity is constant
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Complex fraction – a fraction that contains one or more fractions in the numerator, the
denominator, or both
Constant
a value that does not change
Constant of proportionality
a constant ratio of two variables related to
proportionality
Conversion factor
a number used to change one set of units to
another, by multiplying or dividing
Ratio
a comparison of two quantities by division
Equivalent ratios
ratios that name the same comparison
Percent
a ratio comparing a number to 100
Rate
a ratio that compares two quantities
measured in different units
Unit rate
a rate in which the second quantity in the
comparison is one unit
Rate of change
a rate that describes how one quantity
changes in relation to another quantity
Proportion
statement that two rates or ratios are
equivalent
Proportional relationship
a relationship between two quantities in
which the ratio of one quantity to the other
quantity is constant
Complex fraction
a fraction that contains one or more
fractions in the numerator, the
denominator, or both
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