## Introduction

In this lesson, you will learn the basics about ratios and proportions. This is a very important lesson because you will be using this topic for our coming up topics on percentages as well. So let's begin!## Ratio

Ratio is just a comparison between two different quantities.Here are some examples of real-life ratios:

- 70 miles per hour
- 1 teacher per 25 students
- 5 pencils per pencil pouch
- 6 stickers per page

**15:1**

**15/1**

**15 to 1**

## Proportions

Proportions are just two fractions that are the same or equal. They are used to compare ratios.Proportions can be written like the following:

1/4 and 6/24

The above fractions are equal so they are proportions!

*Sheet 1 What is Ratio and Proportion*

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