A ratio of 60 to 40 can be written as 60 to 40, 60:40, or 60/40. Furthermore, 60 and 40 can be the quantity or measurement of anything, such as students, fruit, weights, heights, speed and so on.
A ratio of 60 to 40 simply means that for every 60 of something, there are 40 of something else, with a total of 100.
In the box below, you can enter a number in either box and we will calculate the other number to keep the ratio of 60 to 40. In other words, we will calculate the corresponding equivalent ratio of 60:40 for you.
To calculate the left side of the ratio, our calculator multiplies the right side by 60 and then divides the product by 40. To calculate the right side of the ratio, our calculator multiplies the left side by 40 and then divides the product by 60. Answers are rounded to two decimals if necessary.
Below is a list of equivalent ratios of 60:40 that we created using our 60:40 ratio calculator above.
We have also created a pie chart for you to put 60:40 ratio in perspective. To do so, we divided a pie into 100 pieces and then colored 60 pieces green and 40 pieces blue. The pie will look exactly the same using any equivalent ratio of 60:40.
The green part of the pie covers 60% and the blue part covers 40%. To calculate the percentages, we divided each side of the ratio by its total and then multiplied by 100, like this:
(60 / 100)×100 = 60
(40 / 100)×100 = 40
In fractional terms, 60/40 of the pie above is colored in green. This means that the ratio of 60 to 40 or 60:40 can also be expressed as a fraction, where the 60 to the left of the colon is the numerator and the 40 to the right of the colon is the denominator:
60:40 = 60/40
Ratio is often used when defining rectangles in width:height format. Width and height can be feet, inches, centimeters, or any other kind of length. With a ratio of 60 to 40, the width is 60 and the height is 40. Below is a picture of what a rectangle with a ratio of 60:40 looks like.
Since the simplest form of the fraction 60/40 is 3/2, the simplest form of the ratio 60:40 is also 3:2.
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