pro rata

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Proportionate allocation or distribution of a quantity (such as costs, income, shares, taxes) on the basis of a common factor. For example, profit is generally divided among several stockholders (shareholders) on the basis of the amount of stock (number of shares) held by each. Latin for, according to the rate.

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I wanted to disburse the remaining shares pro rata as I felt the most optimal and fair distribution would ensue.
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When you are trying to decide how to divide up the profits you can use a pro rata formula to get a good answer.
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I wanted to demonstrate pro rata when looking at the baseball player's statistics, so I would see how me measured up to the rest of the league.
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