Ratio and Proportion (Ratio)
is a comparesion of two or more quantities expressed in the
A local election results are given below:
John Howard had 24, 000 votes, Pater Cambell had 28,000 votes and Bob Parker had 16,00 votes. Find the ratio of John Howard to total number of votes.
The total votes is found to be
24000 + 28000 + 16000 = 68000. therefore the ratio of John Howard to total number of votes is
24000 : 68000 = 6 : 17.
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