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# pre algebra ch. 6

### pre algebra chapter 6 Vocabulary

Question | Answer |
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Unit Rate | A rate simplified so that it has a denominator of one. |

Rate | A ratio of two measurements having different units. |

Ratio | A comparison of 2 numbers by division. |

Cross Products | If a/c =b/d then add ad=bc. |

Proportions | A statement of equality of two or more ratios. |

Scale Drawing | A drawing that is used to represent an object that is too large or too small to be drawn at actual size. |

Scale | The relationship between the measurements on a drawing or model and the measurements of the real object. |

Scale Model | A model used to represent an object that is too large or too small to be built to actual size. |

Scale Factor | The ratio of a length on a scale drawing or model to the corresponding length on the real object. |

Base | In percent proportion, the whole quantity. |

Part | In a percent proportion,the number being compared to the whole quantity. |

Discount | The amount by which the regular price of an item is reduced. |

Simple Interest | The amount of money paid or earned for the use of money. |

Percent of Change | The ratio of the increase or decrease of an amount to the original amount. |

Probability | The ratio of the number of ways a certain event can occur to the number of possible outcomes. |

Outcomes | Possible results of a probability event. |

Simple Event | One outcome or a collection of outcomes. |

Theoretical Probability | What should occur in a probability experiment. |

Experimental Probability | What actually occurs in a probability experiment. |

Sample Space | The set of possible outcomes. |

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