Sentence Examples

  • This equation does not give us the value of the unknown factor but gives us a ratio between two unknowns.
  • In the election of 1896 all the parties in the state declared in favour of the free and unlimited coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1.
  • The working expenses were reduced in a progressively larger ratio, e.g.
  • The ratio between these two coast-lines represents the " coastal development " of any region.
  • The final breakdown of scholasticism as a rationalized system of dogma may be seen in Nicolas (or Nicolaus) of Cusa (1401-1464), who distinguishes between the intellectus and the discursively acting ratio almost precisely in the style of later distinctions between the reason and the understanding.