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[ noun ] the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
Used in print (GrantsinAid and Other Financial Assistance...)Determine the ratio of 50 % to the average per_capita income of the U._S. ( Divide 50 by the result obtained in item 2 above . ) Determine for each State ( except the Virgin_Islands , Guam and Puerto_Rico , and , prior to 1962 , Alaska and Hawaii ) that percentage which bears the same ratio to 50 % as the particular State 's average per_capita income bears to the average per_capita income of the U._S. . Determine the ratio that the amount being allotted is to the sum of the products for all the States . Determine the ratio of 40 % to the average per_capita income of the United_States . Determine for each State ( except the Virgin_Islands , Guam , Puerto_Rico , and , prior to 1962 , Alaska and hawaii ) , that percentage which bears the same ratio to 40 % as the particular State 's average per_capita income bears to the average per_capita income of the United_States . Related terms magnitude_relation efficiency frequency intelligence_quotient margin_of_profit turnover_rate relative_humidity S/N order_of_magnitude odds outputtoinput_ratio focal_ratio quotient loss_ratio haematocrit prevalence stoichiometry productivity cephalic_index refractive_index aspect_ratio respiratory_quotient safety_factor time_constant magnification Mach_number eccentricity loading abundance abundance mileage load_factor mechanical_advantage p/e_ratio facial_index albedo 
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