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noun \ˈrā-(ˌ)shō, -shē-ˌō\

: the relationship that exists between the size, number, or amount of two things and that is often represented by two numbers

plural ra·tios

Full Definition of RATIO

1a : the indicated quotient of two mathematical expressions

b : the relationship in quantity, amount, or size between two or more things : proportion

2: the expression of the relative values of gold and silver as determined by a country's currency laws

Examples of RATIO

  1. What is the length-to-width ratio?
  2. <the ratio of students to teachers in the school is nine to one>

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