# Rate

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## 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