Enter the amount of wax used (lbs) and the amount of fragrance used (ounces) into the Candle Wax to Fragrance Ratio Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Candle Wax to Fragrance Ratio. 

Candle Wax to Fragrance Ratio Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Candle Wax to Fragrance Ratio. 

CWFR = W / FR

  • Where CWFR is the Candle Wax to Fragrance Ratio (lbs of wax : ounces of fragrance)
  • W is the amount of wax used (lbs) 
  • FR is the amount of fragrance used (ounces) 

How to Calculate Candle Wax to Fragrance Ratio?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Candle Wax to Fragrance Ratio.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the amount of wax used (lbs). 
    • The amount of wax used (lbs) is given as: 5.
  2. Next, determine the amount of fragrance used (ounces). 
    • The amount of fragrance used (ounces) is provided as: 2.
  3. Finally, calculate the Candle Wax to Fragrance Ratio using the equation above: 

CWFR = W / FR

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

CWFR = 5 / 2 = 2.5 (lbs of wax : ounces of fragrance)


Example Problem #2: 

For this problem, the variables required are provided below:

amount of wax used (lbs) = 6

amount of fragrance used (ounces) = 4

Test your knowledge using the equation and check your answer with the calculator above.

CWFR = W / FR = ?