# Ratio and Proportion

## Direct and Inverse Variation

In this post we will understand the difference between direct and inverse variation along with examples. This chapter requires basic understanding of proportions, so make sure to have your basics cleared before reading this chapter. Difference between direct and inverse variation (01) Introduction Direct VariationDirect variation is also called direct proportion in mathematics. Inverse variationInverse …

## Inverse Variation || Concept, definition and examples of inverse proportion

What is Inverse Variation (Inverse Proportion) ? Two entities are inverse variation when scaling up one entity by a factor results in scaling down of other entity by same factor. For example;Consider the table of two entity x and y. If you observe the data carefully you will find that the entity x and y …

## Direct Variation || Concept, definition and examples of direct proportion

Direct variation is also called Direct Proportion. It is one of the many types of proportions which we have discussed in the previous chapter. In this post we will learn about concept of direct variation, its definition and the examples. Concept of Direct Variation (Direct Proportion) Two entities are directly proportional when increase in one …

## Proportions || Definition, concept and examples of proportions

In this post we will discuss the concept of proportions, its definition, properties and some examples. To understand proportion, you should have basic understanding of the concept of ratios and fractions. Some experience of solving algebraic and rational expression will also be beneficial. What is Proportion? When the given two or more ratios are equal …

## Fractional Ratio || How to convert fractional ratio into whole number ratio

In this post we will learn about fractional ratios with examples. Then we will move on to learn methods to convert fractional ratio into simple whole number ratio. In order to understand this chapter, you should have basic knowledge about ratios, fractions and LCM concept. What are fractional ratios? The ratios presented in the form …

## Equivalent ratios || How to determine equivalent ratios?

In this post we will try to understand the concept of equivalent ratios with examples. The concept requires basic understanding of ratios and fraction manipulation so ensure you have completed the previous chapters. In this post we will first learn to identify the equivalent ratios and then will learn to create equivalent ratios from given …

## Ratio Comparison || How to compare two or more ratios?

In this post we will learn to compare two or more ratios. Note that ratios can be expressed in the form of fractions and such fractions are commonly found in daily life. There are different types of ratios used in business, accounting, scientific calculations, speed calculations etc.. Understanding which ratio is greater among the given …

## Simplifying ratios || How to reduce ratios to lowest terms

Most of the times the ratios contain big numbers which causes difficulty in further calculation. We know that ratios can be written in the form of fractions. So using the basic fractions rule, it is possible to simplify ratios to small number using basic division technique. In this post we will learn methods of simplifying …

## Part to Whole Ratio || Definition, Property and Examples

In this post we will learn the concept of part to whole ratio with examples. Some questions are also solved at the end. What is Part to whole ratio? The ratio form the relationship between one entity and the total entity present. For ExampleThere are 2 basketballs and 5 tennis balls in the box. Here …

## Part to Part Ratio || Definition, property and examples

In this post we will learn concept of “Part to Part Ratio” with examples. We will also solve some of the questions related to the concept. What is Part to Part Ratio? The ratio basically do the comparison between two entities. For Example;In a room, three boys and two girls are present. Here the given …

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