A ratio of two real numbers \(a,b\) with \(b\neq 0\) is denoted by $\frac ab$ and defined as the product of the number \(a\) and the inverse number \(b^{-1},\) formally
$$\frac ab:=a\cdot b^{-1}.$$
In other words, a ratio is the result of the division of real numbers.
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