ratio variable

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ratio variable (plural ratio variables)

  1. (statistics) A variable with the features of interval variable and, additionally, whose any two values have meaningful ratio, making the operations of multiplication and division meaningful.
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Speed
10 meters per second > 8 meters per second
10 mps - 8 mps = 2 mps
8 mps + 2 mps = 10 mps
10 mps / 8 mps = 1.25 (times as fast)
1.25 * 8 mps = 10 mps

10 mps * 8 mps = not defined

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