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it means a number verses another number, like a fraction Here;s an example you have 10 white marbles, 3 blue marbles, and 7 green marbles. what is the ratio of green marbles to the total amount of marbles? hat you do is look at the green marbles, and in this case, there are 7. Now add up all the marbles, which is 20. Your ratio is then 7:20.

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