# Ratio vs proportion

As already stated

## Ratio

A ratio shows how two numbers compare

`x` to every `y`

or `x:y`

## Proportion

A proportion compares two ratios with an equals sign.

`x` to every `y` | `=` | `P` to every `Q` |

or `x/y` | `=` | `P/Q` |

As already stated

A ratio shows how two numbers compare

`x` to every `y`

or `x:y`

A proportion compares two ratios with an equals sign.

`x` to every `y` | `=` | `P` to every `Q` |

or `x/y` | `=` | `P/Q` |