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CLEP General Mathematics: Ratio Rate And Proportion
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Answer 8 questions in 15 minutes.
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Match each statement with the correct term.
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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)
3 : 5 (Two values separated by a colon) 3/5 (Two values expressed as a fraction)
RSTUV
Proportion
ratio
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
a : b or a/b
Rates
Ratio
RSTUV
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:
3 : 5 (Two values separated by a colon) 3/5 (Two values expressed as a fraction)
Proportion
Ratio
Rates
4. Is a way of comparing a pair of numbers or variables.
Unit rate
RSTUV
ratio
3 : 5 (Two values separated by a colon) 3/5 (Two values expressed as a fraction)
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:
3 : 5 (Two values separated by a colon) 3/5 (Two values expressed as a fraction)
Unit rate
Ratio
a : b or a/b
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
3 : 5 (Two values separated by a colon) 3/5 (Two values expressed as a fraction)
Proportion
a : b or a/b
Rates
7. A rate in which the denominator is 1  a rate with a denominator of 1  comparison of a quanity to 1
3 : 5 (Two values separated by a colon) 3/5 (Two values expressed as a fraction)
ratio
Proportion
Unit rate
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
Proportion
Rates
Unit rate
ratio