Learn How to Calculate Proportion - Formula, Example

Learn How to Calculate Proportion - Definition

Definition:

If two ratios or quantities are equivalent, then they are said to be in proportion.

Formula :
A / B = C / ?
Where,
A,B,C are known values ? = B x C / A

Example:

Find out the proportion value of 'c', if the values of A,B and D are 3/4 and ?/8 ?

Given,

A= 3 B= 4 D= 8

To Find,

Proportion value of 'c'

Solution:

Substitute the given values in the formula to find the proportion value,

Proportion =A * D / B
= 3 * 8 / 4
= 6

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