What Is the Difference between Ratio and Proportion?
Answer
A ratio is a comparison of two numbers. Usually they are separated with a colon: while a proportion is an equation with a ratio on each side. It is a statement that two parts are equal or how many parts of something make up a whole part.
In mathematics, a ratio is a relationship between two numbers of the same kind (e.g., objects, persons, students, spoonfuls, units of whatever identical dimension), expressed as a to b or a:b,...