01. The [ratio] of first year and second year players on the team is about 2 to 1.
02. The highest [ratio] of overweight people in the world is in Russia, at 25.4 percent, followed by Mexico at 25.1 percent.
03. The [ratio] of women to men in our language program is about 5-3.
04. Salad oil is usually made with an oil to vinegar [ratio] of 3 to 1.
05. The philosopher Rousseau believed there should be a [ratio] of one professor for every student.
06. Americans outnumber Canadians in North America by a [ratio] of about 9 - 1.
07. Experts say that the greater skin to volume [ratio] of smaller grapes make for the strong flavors of Cabernets, Merlots, Chambourcins and other red wines.
08. The typical [ratio] of male to female births is about 105 males for every 100 females.
09. If you are trying to build muscle, you should measure your [ratio] of muscle to fat.
10. Kenneth Blanchard once stated that for a manager to be perceived as a positive manager, they need a four to one positive to negative contact [ratio].
11. Thomas Robert Malthus has observed that population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical [ratio]. Subsistence only increases in an arithmetical [ratio].
12. Aldous Huxley once suggested that the quality of moral behavior varies in inverse [ratio] to the number of human beings involved.
13. In the best possible learning environment, the computer-student [ratio] would be 1:1.
14. For modern computer-based learning, one computer for every 10 students is an acceptable, though not ideal, [ratio].
15. In the United States, the [ratio] of male to female suicide is approximately 4:1.

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