If two quantities are in direct proportion, as one increases, the other increases by the same percentage.
Inverse proportion is when one value increases as the other value decreases.
The following diagrams show direct proportion and inverse proportion. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.
Examples of direct proportion
Maths Music - Direct & Inverse Proportion
Try the free Mathway calculator and
problem solver below to practice various math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own
problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.
We welcome your feedback, comments and questions about this site or page. Please submit your feedback or enquiries via our Feedback page.