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# Problem Set: Ratio & Proportion Video Lecture - CSAT Preparation - UPSC

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## FAQs on Problem Set: Ratio & Proportion Video Lecture - CSAT Preparation - UPSC

 1. What is a ratio?
Ans. A ratio is a comparison between two or more quantities or values. It shows the relationship between the quantities in terms of their sizes or amounts.
 2. How do you simplify a ratio?
Ans. To simplify a ratio, you need to divide both the numerator and denominator by their greatest common divisor (GCD). This will result in a simplified or reduced ratio.
 3. What is the difference between a ratio and a proportion?
Ans. A ratio compares two quantities, while a proportion compares two equal ratios. In a proportion, the ratios on both sides of the equation are equal.
 4. How do you find the missing value in a proportion?
Ans. To find the missing value in a proportion, you can use the method of cross-multiplication. Multiply the numerator of one ratio with the denominator of the other ratio, and then equate the two products.
 5. Can ratios and proportions be applied in real-life situations?
Ans. Yes, ratios and proportions are widely used in various real-life situations. They can be applied in cooking recipes, financial calculations, scale drawings, and many other everyday scenarios where comparison and proportionality are involved.

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