Pro rata in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Pro rata

consistently corresponding to a precise amount

Examples of Pro rata in a sentence

“Since I left the apartment in the middle of the month,” the former tenant told his former landlord, “I should only have to pay a pro rata amount due to the length of time I was there.” 🔊

Because the teacher would deduct 10 points each day from the student’s grade for each day the assignment was late, the student made a 70 due to this pro rata method. 🔊

Given that the employee wanted a salaried position, the boss figured out the pro rata hourly pay by multiplying the forty hours per week by 52 weeks to get the salary amount. 🔊

Usually, jobs are required to pay a pro rata amount for overtime work of 1 ½ times the amount of their current hourly pay rate. 🔊

When an individual pays their mortgage according to a pro rata basis, he or she is paying the principal first before interest which can decrease significantly once that part is paid. 🔊

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