# What rate tells the rate in lowest terms?

## What rate tells the rate in lowest terms?

Ratio and Proportion

Question | Answer |
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A ________ tells the rate in lowest terms, or the amount for _____. | unit rate, one |

Mr. Houston makes $150 in 3 hours. How much does he make per hour? | 50 |

Jodie can make 17 cakes per day at her bakery. How many cakes can she make in 8 days? | 136 |

What is the decimal and percent for 1/4? | 0.25, 25% |

## What is a unit rate?

A unit rate means a rate for one of something. We write this as a ratio with a denominator of one. For example, if you ran 70 yards in 10 seconds, you ran on average 7 yards in 1 second. Both of the ratios, 70 yards in 10 seconds and 7 yards in 1 second, are rates, but the 7 yards in 1 second is a unit rate.

**What is finding unit rate?**

To find the unit rate, students learn to divide the numerator and denominator of the given rate by the denominator of the given rate. Students learn that unit rates are helpful when comparing prices, and they practice comparing different costs for different quantities.

### What is the rule for unit rate?

To find the unit rate, divide the numerator and denominator of the given rate by the denominator of the given rate. So in this case, divide the numerator and denominator of 70/5 by 5, to get 14/1, or 14 students per class, which is the unit rate.

### What is a unit rate problem?

A unit rate is a rate with 1 in the denominator. If you have a rate, such as price per some number of items, and the quantity in the denominator is not 1, you can calculate unit rate or price per unit by completing the division operation: numerator divided by denominator.

**What is the difference of rate and unit rate?**

The difference between a rate and a unit rate is that a rate is the ratio between two different units of measure, while a unit rate is the ratio of between two different units of measure for a single thing.

## What is another term for unit rate?

A unit rate is a special type of ratio (also called a single-unit rate). It will compare 1 unit of some quantity to a different number of units of a different quantity.

## How to find unit rate or unit price?

Examples of How to Find Unit Rate or Unit Price 1 We want to know the number of mugs made per hour unit so we set up a ratio with hours in the denominator. The total… 2 Complete the division: 176 ÷ 8 = 22. You can conclude that the per hour mug-making unit rate is 22/1. The pottery store… More

**What is the unit rate for an hour of work?**

For example: If a student earns $7.65 per hour, it is the same as $7.65 per hour or $7.65/hour. This means $7.65 for every hour of work. Unit rates can also be used to solve problems.

### How to calculate the unit rate of an apple?

If you have a rate, such as price per some number of items, and the quantity in the denominator is not 1, you can calculate unit rate or price per unit by completing the division operation: numerator divided by denominator. Ryan purchased 3 apples for $1.80. What is the unit price, or the cost of one apple?

### How is a ratio related to a rate?

To reduce a fraction to lowest terms, the numerator and denominator must be divided by the Greatest Common Factor. A rate is a ratio. A ratio is a comparison of two numbers. A ratio can be expressed three ways: