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Definition:A ratio is a comparison of two similar quantities obtained by dividing one quantity by the other. Ratios are written with the : symbol.


Example: The ratio of 6 to 3 is6 ÷ 3 = 6/3 = 6 : 3 = 2


Definition:A proportion is a statement of the equality of two ratios.


Example:  6 : 3 = 2 : 1 or 6 / 3 = 2 / 1or62
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are ways to write the proportion expressed as: 6 is to 3 as 2 is to 1

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