- Meaning of Proportion
- Types of Proportion
What is a Proportion?
A proportion is a statement or equation that tells us that two ratios or fractions are equivalent. Proportion is a comparison between two numbers, things or people.
For example, you want to know the number of boys there are in comparison to the number of girls in a room. This comparison is written in the form of a proportion. This can be written in the colon or you can write the proportion in the form of an equivalent fraction as follows:
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