What are Ratios?
Ratios are clarified mainly are based upon fractions. Whenever a fraction is signified in the form of x:y, then it turns into a ratio; however, a proportion is when two ratios are alike. Here x and y are any two integers. Proportions and ratios go side by side. Ratios are the foundation through which you can understand many mathematics concepts and some science concepts. We are using the concept of ratios in our lives daily, such as in a business when we are dealing with money, not only in business but also in our house cooking in the kitchen.
You will solve problems such as: Jack picked 12 apples & 15 pears. Jill picked 16 apples and some pears. The ratio of apples to pears picked by Jack and Jill were the same. Determine how many pears Jill picked.