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# Unit 5 vocab

Term | Definition |
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Linear | A relationship for which the graph is a straight line |

Rate | A ratio that compares two quantities with different units |

Direct variation | another term for proportional; when two variables have the same y/x ratio |

constant of proportionality | another term for unit rate |

proportion | an equation stating that two ratios or rates are equal |

Slope | The rate of change between any two points on a line |

Unit Rate | a rate where the denominator is equal to 1 unit. |

ordered pair | a pair of numbers used to locate a point on the coordinate plane. |

Origin | The point (0,0) |

Complex fraction | a fraction that has a fraction in the numerator, denominator or both |

Quadrant | One of the four regions of the coordinate plane |

Rate of change | Describes how one quantity changes in relation to another |

Proportional | Another term for direct variation; when two variables have the same y/x ratio |

Coordinate Plane | The grid where ordered pairs are graphed |

x-coordinate | The first number in an ordered pair |

y-coordinate | The second number in an ordered pair |