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In mathematics, a ratio is a relationship atween two numbers indicatin hou mony times the first nummer conteens the seicont.[1] For ensaumple, if a boul o fruit conteens aicht oranges an sax leemons, then the ratio o oranges tae lemons is aicht tae sax (that is, 8:6, that is equivalent tae the ratio 4:3).

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  1. Penny Cyclopedia, p. 307