# What is the primary material used in the fashion industry today?

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- What is the primary material used in the fashion industry today?
- What are the two possible raw materials to make a T-shirt?
- What resources are needed to craft a garment?
- What is Proportion?
- What is the definition of proportion?
- What is the difference between proportion and ratio?
- How to calculate a proportion as a percentage?

### What is the primary material used in the fashion industry today?

Indeed, our t-shirts, jeans and small sweaters **are** primarily made up of **raw materials** of which here is the top 4: WE PRODUCE **Raw materials** STAGE 1 Most produced: Polyester 39.7 million tonnes in 2015 The “star” of **materials** crops: cotton 17.7 million tonnes in 2015 3.7 million …

### What are the two possible raw materials to make a T-shirt?

Most used **are** them **materials** chemicals (**to** more **of** 2 garments out of 3), 26% of the garments **are** cotton and 11% **are** in wool, silk or linen.

### What resources are needed to craft a garment?

**To make** our **clothes** and our shoes, different raw materials **are** used. They **are** however more or less impacting **to** our planet. Most used **are** chemical materials (**to** more **of** 2 **clothes** out of 3), 26% of **clothes are** cotton and 11% **are** in wool, silk or linen.

### What is Proportion?

According to Vitruvius De Architectura, book I, “proportion is the commensurability of each of the members of the work and of all the members of the work as a whole by means of a given unit of measurement or modulus”.

### What is the definition of proportion?

Proportion: definition and properties. Let A be a set called population, having a number a of elements (a nonzero) and B a part of the set A, a sub-population, having a number b of events. Note: The number of elements in a population is called the count.

### What is the difference between proportion and ratio?

Proportion: definition and properties 1 The number a is always greater than or equal to the number b. 2 Consequently, the ratio is a number between 0 and 1. 3 We always speak of proportion “of”… “compared to”. More…

### How to calculate a proportion as a percentage?

It is more usual, however, to express a proportion as a percentage with a precision of 2 decimal places for the percentage when the result is not an integer. In the previous example, the proportion is equal to , or approximately , which represents 52.38% to within 0.01%.