## The Basics of Inverse Proportion

In the **previous post**, we have discussed the basics of direct proportions. Recall that when two quantities and change and if changes n times, then changes n times, then we can say that is directly proportional to . In this post, we are going to learn about inverse proportions.

**Problem**

A rectangle has area 24 square units. Find the possible areas if the length and width are both whole numbers.

**Solution and Discussion**

The table shows the pairs of length and width that has area of 24 square units. » Read more