What does the word rate mean in math

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  • A ratio is something that compares two quantities having different units of measure

  • In mathematics, a rate is the ratio between two related quantities. Often it is a rate of change. If the unit or quantity in respect of which something is changing is not specified, usually the rate is per unit of time. However, a rate of change can be specified per unit of time, or per unit of length or mass or another quantity.