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CLEP General Mathematics: Ratio Rate And Proportion

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1. Method used to solve word problems (Read - Select a variable - Translate - Use the rules studied to solve - Verify the answer)

2. A comparison of two numbers or quantities measured with the same units The ratio 2 to 3 (also written as 2:3 or 2/3 ) - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient) - a comparison of two quantities by division

3. Consider this statement: 'Three out of five people in our class have brown hair.' The numerical relationship in this statement can be expressed as a ratio - and ratios can be expressed in a couple of different ways:

4. Is a way of comparing a pair of numbers or variables.

5. Variables can also be expressed as ratios. Give two variables - a and b - you can compare the two values by showing them as a ratio:

6. An equation stating that two ratios are equal - the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole - an equation stating that two ratios are equal

7. A rate in which the denominator is 1 - a rate with a denominator of 1 - comparison of a quanity to 1

8. A comparison of two numbers or quantities often measured with different units 21 miles/3 gallons - A ratio used to compare unlike quantities - The frequency of occurrence of an event during a given time frame for a designated population. - are used