When calculating ratios, think of it as finding out how much of a total is in one place and how much of the total is in another place. Discover how ratios differ from fractions with help from a science teacher in this free video on calculating ratios.

# Calculating Ratios

By Steve Jones; Updated October 20, 2017#### About the Author

Steve Jones is an experienced mathematics and science teacher. He also has many years experience in the field of public speaking and debate, and he is an organizer of debate competitions for high school students. He is the chairman of the Hungarian branch of the English-Speaking Union, which is an international educational charity founded in 1918 to promote international understanding and friendship through the use of the English language.