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# C2_Chapter 6

### Chapter 6 Vocabulary

Question | Answer |
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Cross Products | In a proportion, a cross product is the product of the numerator of one ratio and the denominator of the other ratio |

Equivalent Ratios | Two ratios that have the same value |

Gram | A unit of mass in the metric system that is equivalent of 0.001 kilogram. |

Kilogram | The base unit of mass in the metric system equivalent to 1,000 grams. |

Liter | The base unit of capacity in the metric system. A liter is a little more than a quart. |

Meter | The base unit of length in the metric system |

Metric System | A base-ten system of measurement using the base units: meter for length, kilogram for mass, and liter for capacity. |

Proportion | An equation that shows that two ratios are equivalent. |

Proportional | The relationship between two ratios with a constant rate or ratio. |

Rate | A ratio that compares two quantities with different kinds of units. |

Rate of Change | A ratio that shows a change in one quantity with respect to a change in another quantity. |

Ratio | A comparison of two numbers by division. The ratio of 2 to 3 can be written as 2 out of 3, 2 to 3, 2:3 or 2/3 |

Scale | On a map, intervals used representing the ratio of distance on the map to the actual distance. |

Scale Drawing | A drawing that is similar but either larger or smaller than the actual object. |

Scale Factor | A scale written as a ratio in simplest form |

Slope | The rate of change between any two points on a line. The ratio of vertical change to horizontal change. |

Unit Rate | A rate with denominator of 1. |

Unit Ratio | A unit rate where the denominator is one unit |

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