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# What is the meaning of a part-to-whole ratio?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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A fraction made using a part of something in the numerator and the entire substamce as the denominator.

Example 10 grams of salt are dissolved in 100 grams of water.

The 'part' could be 10 g salt. The whole is 110 g of solution.

the ratio is 10/110

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