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# Math vocab

### Math definitions vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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Linear | A relationship for which 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 a coordinate plane |

Orgin | 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 | Describe 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 |

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