# factor of proportionality

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## factor of proportionality

[′fak·tər əv prə‚pȯrsh·ən′al·əd·ē] (mathematics)

Two quantities

*A*and*B*are related by a factor of proportionality μ if either*A*= μ*B*or*B*= μ*A*.Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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