### Ratio

the relationship of a flag's width to its length, e.g. France is 2:3; Germany is 3:5, Russia is 1:2.

### Ratio

Two figures usually extracted from the profit and loss account and/or balance sheet and related together as a percentage, ratio or function.

Latin, meaning: reckoning, account / reason, judgment, consideration.

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Latin, meaning: system, manner, method, procedure, manner.

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*n]* - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)

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The quotient of two numbers. See also: Quotient.

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The relative size of two quantities expressed as the quotient of one divided by the other; the ratio of a to b is written as a:b or a/b.

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The comparison of two numbers by division

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red counters to all counters 2 to 5 part to whole

all counters to red counters 5 to 2 whole to part

red counters to yellow co...

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**Ra'ti·o** (rā'shĭ*o or rā'sho)

* noun* [ Latin , from

* reri* ,

* ratus* , to reckon, believe, think, judge. See

__ Reason__ .]

** 1.** * (Math.)* The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the divisi...

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1. <mathematics> The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the division of the first by the second; thus, the ratio of 3 to 6 is expressed by 3/6/ or 1/2; of a to b by a/b; or (less commonly) the second is made the dividend; as, a:b = b/a. ... Some writers consider ratio a...

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(ra´she-o) an expression of the quantity of one substance or entity in relation to that of another; the relationship between two quantities expressed as the quotient of one divided by the other.

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• (n.) The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the division of the first by the second; thus, the ratio of 3 to 6 is expressed by / or /; of a to b by a/b; or (less commonly) the second term is made the dividend; as, a:b = b/a. • (n.) Hence, fixed relation of number,...

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(from the article `mathematics`) ...`mechanical` curves generated by kinematic processes. The Archimedean spiral, for example, was generated by a point moving on a line as the line ... That postulate, however, was only one of the questions on the foundations of mathematics that interested Islamic scientists. Another was the .....

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The relation between two quantities expressed as the quotient of one divided by the other. The ratio of 8 to 2 is written 8/2 and equals four. Financial statement ratios are used in analytical procedures in audits.

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quotient of two quantities of the same kind NOTE 1 - A ratio is dimensionless and is expressed by a number. NOTE 2 - The ratio c/d is expressed by the words: 'the ratio of c to d '.

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A rational number of the form a/b where a is called the numerator and b is called the denominator. It may be written with a colon (:), as a fraction, or with the word 'to'.

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Denotes relationships of items within and between financial statements, e.g., current ratio, quick ratio, inventory turnover ratio, and debt/net worth ratios.

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According to St. Augustine, reason is the mind's capacity of distinguishing and connecting the things that are learned. Ratio est mentis motio ea quae discuntur distinguendi et connectendi potens. He also calls it an aspectus animi, quo per seipsum, non per corpus verum intuetur. It precedes the exercise of the intellectual capacity. He says of ma....

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Type: Term Pronunciation: rā′shē-ō Definitions: 1. An expression of the relation of one quantity to another (of a proportion or rate).

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Measure of the relative size of two quantities or of two measurements (in similar units), expressed as a proportion. For example, the ratio of vowels to consonants in the alphabet is 5:21. As a fraction 5/26 of the letters are vowels. The ratio of 500 m to 2 km is 500:2,000, or in its simplest integer form 1:4 (dividing both sides o...

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*[journal]* Ratio is a peer-reviewed academic journal of analytic philosophy, edited by David S. Oderberg (Reading University) and published by Wiley-Blackwell. Although emphasising work predominantly from analytic philosophy, it does not exclusively publish in one tradition and includes a variety of philosophical topics. Ratio is published q...

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In mathematics, a ratio is a relationship between two numbers of the same kind (e.g., objects, persons, students, spoonfuls, units of whatever identical dimension), expressed as `a to b` or a:b, sometimes expressed arithmetically as a dimensionless quotient of the two that explicitly indicates how many times the first number contains the second .....

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A method used to compare genetic value of animals within a contemporary group. Computed by dividing the animal's own performance by the average performance of its contemporaries and multiplying that result by 100.

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One of the parameters which can be varied on dynamic range processors such as compressors and expand

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A comparison of financial statement elements in the form of a quotient. Ratios such as the price/ear

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