Inversely Proportional

Two quantities y and x are said to be inversely proportional (or "in inverse proportion") if y is given by a constant multiple of 1/x, i.e., y=c/x for c a constant. This relationship is commonly written y proportional x^(-1).

See also

Directly Proportional, Proportional

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Inversely Proportional." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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