ratio

Definition

One value divided by another. The result is representative of the value of one quantity in terms of the other.

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I had to determine the ratio between thew two things and then I would be able to break and go to lunch.

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The ratio of men to women at the party was undesirable: there were far too many women and not enough men to balance out the vibe.

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The ratio of sales figures to production of merchandise just didn't make sense and Kevin ordered a thorough analysis by the accounting department.

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