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Essential Math Vocabulary: Ratios and Proportional Relationships

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  1. commission
    a fee for services rendered
  2. compare
    examine and note the similarities or differences of
  3. convert
    change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
  4. decrease
    a change downward
  5. discount
    an amount or percentage deducted
  6. equal
    having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
  7. equation
    a mathematical statement that two expressions are the same
  8. equivalent
    being essentially comparable to something
  9. express
    indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.
  10. fraction
    the quotient of two rational numbers
  11. graph
    a visual representation of the relations between quantities
  12. gratuity
    a small, extra gift of money for services rendered
  13. interest
    a fixed charge for borrowing money
  14. percent
    a proportion in relation to a whole
  15. principal
    the original amount of debt on which interest is calculated
  16. proportion
    relation with respect to comparative quantity or magnitude
  17. proportional
    having a constant ratio
  18. quantity
    the concept that something has a magnitude
  19. rate
    a quantity considered as a proportion of another quantity
  20. ratio
    relation with respect to comparative quantity or magnitude
  21. relationship
    a state involving dealings between people, parties, or ideas
  22. speed
    distance travelled per unit time
  23. table
    a set of data arranged in rows and columns
  24. unit
    a division accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
  25. value
    a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
Created on July 14, 2021 (updated July 14, 2021)

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