# Relative magnitudes of two quantities (5)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: **Relative magnitudes of two quantities (5) crossword clue. **This crossword clue was last seen on *3 June 2021 The Guardian Quick Crossword puzzle*. The solution we have for Relative magnitudes of two quantities (5) has a total of 5 letters.

# Answer

# Definition

• | The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the division of the first by the second; thus, the ratio of 3 to 6 is expressed by / or /; of a to b by a/b; or (less commonly) the second term is made the dividend; as, a:b = b/a. |

• | Hence, fixed relation of number, quantity, or degree; rate; proportion; as, the ratio of representation in Congress. |

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