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17th of March 2017
Mathematics
Q:

what is the ratio and proportion ? pls clarify

Advanced.chandni - CBSE - Class VI

Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 19:00:PM

A:

A ratio says how much of one thing there is compared to another thing, and is denoted using the symbol :

Example 1:3 is a ratio which denotes for every one boy there are 3 girls.

Proportion says that two ratios are equal.

Example 1/5 = 2/10

Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 19:59:PM