IN MATH: 1. n. a ratio or comparison of two unlike measurements, often distance or work compared to time. 2 .n. speed. EX. We traveled at a rate of 50 mph or 50 miles per hour.

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above. 2. v. to grade or score. EX. I didn't rate that skater very high.

APPLICATION: See list 120.

1. What's the rate if in 6 hours, 4 cars can be built?

2. Compute the average rate of speed if 100 miles are traveled in 2.5 hours.

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