In mathematics, a ratio is a comparative relation between two quantities. They are usually represented one of two ways, and are read as
(the ratio of) to
Ratios occur in everyday life in countless scenarios.
|Gasoline consumption when traveling by car|
|Types of fruit in a bowl|
|Rate of travel, according to the Distance Formula|
|Demographics of a school classroom|
One of the most common types of ratios in math is the fraction, which shows a comparison of a part to a whole.