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Ratios Calculator

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Ratios Calculator

# Ratios

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## Ratios Calculator

### Step 1. Determine the items we’re comparing.

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INTRO
A ratio is a comparison of two quantities. It tells us how much of one thing there is compared to another thing.

Ratios can be used in a bunch of different settings, including social media. Depending on how much you use TikTok, you may have actually seen “ratio” in the comments section.

The term is often used to start a challenge in which a user tries to get more likes on their comment than the original post or comment they’re responding to.

In the image above, we can see that TikTok’s comment has 89.3K likes whereas Slushy’s comment has 579.5K likes.

We can use this information to write the ratio of TikTok’s likes to Slushy’s likes as a fraction, with a colon, or in words:

 Fraction Colon Words
Regardless of how we write the ratio, we can clearly see that TikTok got ratioed and took an L here. 🥴 In simplest form, for every 1 TikTok like, there were about 6 Slushy likes.

### Simplest Form

The simplest form of a ratio is when there are no more numbers (other than 1) that both sides of the ratio can be evenly divided by.
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## How to Write a Ratio

### Step 3. Write the ratio comparison.

We can write the ratio as a fraction, with a colon, or in words.
 Fraction Colon Words

### Step 4. Simplify (if needed).

Divide the ratio amounts by common factors until the only common factor left is 1.
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