# Rate

## Definition of Rate

Rate is a ratio that compares two quantities of different units.

### More About Rate

**Unit Rate:** Unit rate is a rate in which the second term is 1.

For example, Jake types 10 words in 5 seconds.

Jake's unit rate is the number of words he can type in a second.

His unit rate is 2 words per second.

### Examples of Rate

20 oz of juice for $4, miles per hour, cost per pound etc. are examples of rate.

### Video Examples: Rate of Change

### Solved Example on Rate

**Ques:**"4 lb of meat costs $5." Identify the two rates given by the statement.

##### Choices:

- A. and
- B. and
- C. and
- D. none of these

Correct answer: A

#### Solution:

- Step 1: Rate is a ratio that compares two quantities of different units.
- Step 2: The two rates given by the statement are

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