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How do you work out a ratio?

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March 02, 2012 12:41PM

To work out the Ratio of something, you have to compare numbers or quantities in the same units. For e.g.

  • 1m to 10cm, for this you first have to convert them so they become the same units, which will be
  • 100cm to 10cm. Which is written as:

100:10 (100cm:10cm or 1m:10cm)