# Shared Flashcard Set

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Percent Fraction Decimal Quiz
flashcards on fraction decimal percent ratio rate proportion
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Mathematics
12/10/2010

Term
 numerator
Definition
 part of a fraction, top number
Term
 denominator
Definition
 whole of a fraction, bottom mumber
Term
 ratio
Definition
 2, 2 to 3, 2:3 used to compare different quantities or 3                                                            numbers
Term
 equivalent ratios
Definition
 two or more ratios that compare the same quantities or numbers 10   =   5 20        10
Term
 rate
Definition
 a comparison between two numbers with different units miles/gallon , miles/hour, dollars/pound
Term
 unit rate
Definition
 a rate that compares a number to one (the ratio has a denominator of 1)  200 miles per 5 gallons (rate) ÷5                ÷5                     40 miles per 1 gallon (unit rate)
Term
 proportion
Definition
 when two ratios are equivalent (equal) they form a proportion   2   =  4  3       6    12=12
Term
 percent proportion
Definition
 compares part of a number to the whole number using a percent is   =   %   of      100
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