A ratio is a comparison of two quantities that have the same units. You can express a ratio in any one of the following ways:

18 18:5 18 to 5

5

Example #1: If one store has 360 items and another store has 100 of the same items, express the ratio of the items.

360 or 360:100 or 360 to 100

100

18 18:5 18 to 5

5

Example #1: If one store has 360 items and another store has 100 of the same items, express the ratio of the items.

360 or 360:100 or 360 to 100

100