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Proportion sentence example
1.) After that, it diminishes roughly in proportion to the delay. …
2.) The length of her body was strikingly out of proportion to her short legs. …
3.) The net gain in the 1906 class is not far short of 5o,00o, and the proportion of the new contingent to the old is practically 5:4.
A proportion is simply a statement that two ratios are equal. It can be written in two ways: as two equal fractions a/b = c/d; or using a colon, a:b = c:d. The following proportion is read as “twenty is to twenty-five as four is to five.”