During an emergency that ratio could be allowed to drop to 8.5 people per orbit.
However, the Air Force is so strapped for people that the ratio has dropped below even that reduced level.
From that, they extracted the ratio of the number of deuterium atoms to the number of hydrogen atoms.
Two years ago, Asian American voters voted for Obama over Romney by a ratio of more than 3-to-1.
The beauty of the project comes from the ratio of professional artists, recreational artists, and just creative people.
This ratio is phenomenally large, and should not be taken as a guide by amateurs.
But few of us understand just what the ratio of increase is, or how it is caused.
Just what the ratio of the curve should be is a matter of contention.
Take any ratio of percentage you please and something should have got us.
Business will increase largely, and the ratio of expenses will decrease.
1630s, "reason, rationale," from Latin ratio "reckoning, numbering, calculation; business affair, procedure," also "reason, reasoning, judgment, understanding," from rat-, past participle stem of reri "to reckon, calculate," also "think" (see reason (n.)). Mathematical sense "relationship between two numbers" is attested from 1650s.
ratio ra·tio (rā'shō, rā'shē-ō')
n. pl. ra·tios
Relation in degree or number between two similar things.
The relation between two quantities expressed as the quotient of one divided by the other.
An expression of the relative size of two numbers by showing one divided by the other.