inverse relationship


A relationship between two numbers in which an increase in the value of one number results in a decrease in the value of the other number.

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There was an inverse relationship between the two numbers we had picked and my brother told me how it worked.

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The inverse relationship between the crime rate and the sales of our product indicated an interesting relationship that needed more analysis.

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The online retailer noticed the inverse relationship between the sales of candy bars and treadmills, focusing instead on selling only treadmills.

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