 # Unit Rate

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What is rate?
A rate is a comparison of two or more quantities with different units.

What is unit rate?
A unit rate is a rate where the second term (or the denominator) is 1. The unit rate is also called the unit ratio.

How to find a unit rate?
When given a rate, divide both the first term and the second term by the second term. The second term will then be equal to 1.

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How to Find a Unit Rate? Math Help : What Is the Unit Rate in Math?
In math, the unit rate describes the number of units in the first quantity to one unit of the second quantity.

Unit ratios (unit rates)
Unit rate

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