# Ratio Value

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A Ratio Value is a Division Quotient where the Divisor and a Dividend are from the same Scale.

**AKA:**Relative Magnitude.**Example(s):**- Pi, is the Ratio of a Circle's Circumference to its Diameter.
- The Ratio between the edges of of a Golden Triangle.
- …

**Counter-Example(s):**- a Rate (where the Scales differ), such as:
- any Proportionality Equation.
- any Ratio Statement.

**See:**Frequency, Scale Factor.

## References

### 2009

- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=ratio
- S: (n) ratio (the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient))
- S: (n) proportion, ratio (the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree) "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"; "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin"

### 2007

- http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/midlmath/glossary.html
**ratio**: a quotient used to compare two or more quantities of the same units of measure.

### 2000

- Math.com. (2000). “Glossary." http://www.math.com/school/glossary/defs/ratio.html