Term | Definition |

A ratio is | a comparison of any two quantities. |

The order of the quantities in a ratio is directly related to | the order of the quantities expressed in the relationship. |

A ratio can compare part of a set to another part of the same set | (part-part comparison). |

A ratio can compare part of a set to the entire set | (part-whole comparison). |

Percent means | “per 100” or how many “out of 100”; |

percent is another name | for hundredths. |

Percent can be expressed as fractions with | a denominator of 100 |

Percent are used in real life for | taxes, sales, data description, and data comparison. |

Fractions, decimals and percents are equivalent forms | representing a given number. |

The decimal point is a symbol that separates | the whole number part from the fractional part of a number. |

The symbol . can be used in Grade 6 in place of | “x” to indicate multiplication. |

Integers are | the set of whole numbers, their opposites, and zero. |

Zero is an integer that is | neither positive nor negative. |

When comparing two negative integers, | the negative integer that is closer to zero is greater. |

The absolute value of a number is the | distance of a number from zero on the number line regardless of direction. |

On a conventional number line, a smaller number is always located | to the left of a larger number (e.g.)) |

To convert a percent to a decimal | move the decimal point two places to the left. |

To convert a decimal to a percent | move the decimal point two places to the right. |

A numerator | is the top part of a fraction. |

A denominator | is the bottom part of a fraction. |

Unit rate | is a ratio boiled down to a single unit. |

Whatever you do to one side, | do the same thing to the other. |

An inverse operation | means to do the opposite calculation to the one that is given. |

To simplify a fraction | Divide the numerator and denominator by the same amount. |

The absolute value of -6 is | 6 |