Quandaries and Queries


My name is Frank, I am a high school student doing a math project where I was required to ask an expert how they use math in the real world. I was wondering if you could help me out. I would like to know how you use 'ratios and proportions' in everyday life.

Thank you very much,



Hi Frank,

We use ratios and proportions quite a lot in our everyday conversations. "This new CD costs twice as much as the earlier one." "The ratio of girls to boys in the auditions for the play was two to one."

There are some further examples in answers we gave earlier to Adam and Steve.



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