factor of proportionality definition

  • noun:
    • the constant worth of the ratio of two proportional quantities x and y; typically written y = kx, where k could be the aspect of proportionality
    • the constant value of the proportion of two proportional amounts x and y; usually written y = kx, in which k may be the aspect of proportionality
    • the continual worth of the ratio of two proportional amounts x and y; often written y = kx, where k is the aspect of proportionality

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