# Proportionality

**Proportion** redirects here. The proportion may refer to:

- The ratio of one quantity to another, especially of a part compared to a whole (see also fraction). In another mathematical context, a proportion is the statement of equality between two ratios.
- Proportion (architecture) describes the relationships between elements of a design
- Body proportions, in art, are the study of relation of human body parts to each other and the whole
- Proportions, or geometric aspect ratio

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**Proportionality** may refer to:

- Proportionality (mathematics), the property of two variables being in a multiplicative relation to a constant
- Proportionality (law), a legal principle under municipal law in which the punishment of a certain crime should be in proportion to the severity of the crime itself, and under international law an important consideration when assessing the military necessity of an attack on a military objective

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**Proportional** redirects here. Proportional may refer to:

- Proportional division means that a resource is divided among
*n*partners such that each partner receives a part worth for him at least 1/*n*of the whole. - Proportionally fair – a compromise-based scheduling algorithm, based upon maintaining a balance between two competing interests: Trying to maximize total throughput while allowing all users at least a minimal level of service.
- A proportional control system is a type of linear feedback control system
- Proportional representation in electoral systems
- Proportional fonts

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