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What are Direct and Inverse Proportion
Here I will explain to you what direct and inverse proportion are. The following maths examples will explain to you all you need to know about proportion to pass your maths exam. Before you study the example questions I want to tell you that for each question you need to take a moment and identify whether you are dealing with inverse or direct proportion. Let me give you two examples. If I need 2 tomatoes to cook a delicious salsa sauce for 5 people, how many tomatoes will I need if I need to make salsa for 15 people? Do you think this is direct or inverse proportion? If 10 people take 8 days to build a bridge, how long will it take 5 people to build the same bridge? Again, is this direct or inverse proportion? Study the next two videos during your maths revision and you will confidently be able to answer these questions and understand all you need to know about what proportion is.
