Two quantities and are said to be inversely proportional (or "in inverse proportion") if is given by a constant multiple of , i.e., for a constant. This relationship is commonly written .

# Inversely Proportional

## See also

Directly Proportional, Proportional## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Inversely Proportional."
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