ratios

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    Ratio simplification

    Hello everyone. I am looking for a formula to get a simplified ratio for example 8:4 ->2:1 is easy but lets say, 4891:1558, whats the most simplified ratio you can get.
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    Multiple Regression with Ratio as Independent Variable

    I am doing a multiple regression and want to use a ratio (number of support staff to number of students) as an independent variable. Does dividing the numbers and using the resulting number suffice? Or is there something else I should do? Also, how do I determine if it is more appropriate to do...
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    How to model weighted average ratios in the [0,1] interval

    Maarten Buis on this forum provided great insight on how to model percentages in the [0,1] interval (http://www.talkstats.com/showthread.php/52986-Modelling-percentages-in-the-closed-interval-0-1). I now have a similar but somewhat different problem, in that I'd need to model weighted average...