## Definition Of Ratio

A ratio is a comparison of two numbers by division.

### Examples of Ratio

4 : 7, 1 : 6, 10 : 3 etc. are examples of ratio.
Any ratio a : b can also be written as ‘a to b’ or .

### Solved Example on Ratio

A. 2:3
B. 3:2
C. 4:2
D. 2:4

#### Solution:

Step 1:  [Convert pounds to ounces in order have matching units.]
Step 2:  [Divide the numerator and the denominator by the G.C.F, 16.]
Step 3: The ratio of 32 ounces to 3 pounds is 2:3.