# Proportional

• (noun): One of the quantities in a mathematical proportion.

### Some articles on proportional:

Corrections To The Bethe Formula
... Hence, his result is proportional to the square of the charge of the particle ... These are the Barkas-Andersen-effect (proportional to, after Walter H ... Henrik Andersen), and the Bloch-correction (proportional to ) ...
Proportional Reasoning
... According to Piaget’s theory of intellectual development, proportional reasoning is one of the skills a child acquires when progressing from the stage of concrete ... In proportional reasoning, the individual uses "the concept of proportions when analyzing and solving a mathematical situation." ...
Life and Death of Aristotelian Physics
... and this led Aristotle to speculate that the rate of falling is proportional to the weight and inversely proportional to the density of the medium ... time is an abstract quantity, the peripatetics postulated that the speed was proportional to the distance ... Galileo established experimentally that the speed is proportional to the time, but he also gave a theoretical argument that the speed could not possibly be proportional ...
Thermodynamics Of The Universe - Energy Density in The Expanding Universe
... that the total volume of the universe is proportional to, being the scale factor of the universe ... For radiation thus is proportional to For matter thus is proportional to This can be understood as follows For matter, the energy density is equal (in our approximation) to the rest mass density ... This is inversely proportional to the volume, and is therefore proportional to ...
Toda Oscillator - Physical Meaning
... Indeed, it may be proportional to time with some relation like, where is constant ... and are supposed to be positive then this speed-proportional friction coefficient grows exponentially at large positive values of coordinate ... Then, the output power of such a laser is proportional to and may show pulsation at oscillation of ...

### More definitions of "proportional":

• (adj): Increasing as the amount taxed increases.