Most people think ratios and proportions mean the same thing, but actually, they are quite different. A ratio can be expressed as a fraction – 5/6. It can also be expressed in different ways – 5:6 or 5 out 6 equal parts, but basically, it is a fraction.
On the other hand, a proportion is an equation that links 2 ratios.It is expressed as – 3/4 = 6/8
Use this free ratio worksheet to practice turning ratios into fraction. And then get more practice with Fractions to Ratios.