Typical problems on Ratio and Proportion [English]- Part 2

# Typical problems on Ratio and Proportion [English]- Part 2 Video Lecture | Quantitative Techniques for CLAT

## Quantitative Techniques for CLAT

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## FAQs on Typical problems on Ratio and Proportion [English]- Part 2 Video Lecture - Quantitative Techniques for CLAT

 1. What is the difference between a ratio and a proportion?
Ans. A ratio is a comparison between two or more numbers, while a proportion is an equation that states two ratios are equal.
 2. How can I simplify ratios?
Ans. To simplify a ratio, divide both sides of the ratio by their greatest common divisor (GCD) or divide all terms by the same number until no common factors remain.
 3. Can ratios and proportions be used in real-life situations?
Ans. Yes, ratios and proportions are used in various real-life situations such as cooking recipes, map scaling, financial planning, and solving problems related to distances, speeds, and quantities.
 4. How can I solve problems involving ratios and proportions?
Ans. To solve problems involving ratios and proportions, it is important to set up an equation where the two ratios are equal. Then, cross-multiply and solve for the unknown variable.
 5. Are there any tricks or shortcuts to solve ratio and proportion problems quickly?
Ans. Yes, some common tricks include using the concept of equivalent fractions to simplify ratios and proportions, using the "unitary method" to solve problems, and using the "rule of three" to find the fourth term in a proportion. Practice and familiarity with these methods can help improve speed and accuracy in solving such problems.

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