Online College Courses for Credit

Ratios and Fractions

Ratios and Fractions

Author: Graham Pardun

This lesson explains the similarity of a ratio and a fraction.

See More

Try Our College Algebra Course. For FREE.

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to many different colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

37 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

299 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 32 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


Ratios vs. Fractions

Sometimes ratios and fractions look exactly alike. In fact, a fraction is a certain kind of ratio! In this lesson, I'll talk about how ratios and fractions are similar and how they are different.