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## Proportionality

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# Usage examples for proportionality

1. In a series of analyses of uranium minerals, therefore, we ought to be able to pick out its more short- lived descendants by seeking for instances of such proportionality – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
2. This curve expresses, in terms of value, the idea of proportionality which is an essential part of the quantity theory. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
3. Both the parallelism and the proportionality between the activity of consciousness and cerebral activity point to an identity at bottom. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
4. The very idea of distributive justice, or of any proportionality between success and merit, or between success and exertion, is in the present state of society so manifestly chimerical as to be relegated to the regions of romance. – Socialism by John Stuart Mill
5. Thus the supposed axiom of the proportionality of effects to their causes fails at the precise point where the principle of the Composition of Causes also fails; viz. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
6. But why do we need a quantity theory of money, with all its artificial assumptions, and its law of strict proportionality to enable us to assert the simple fact that gold, like other commodities, has a value not independent of its quantity? – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
7. The theorem is one of the three most important propositions in plane geometry, the other two being the so- called Pythagorean Theorem, and a proposition relating to the proportionality of the sides of two triangles. – The Teaching of Geometry by David Eugene Smith
8. The evidence is found in the proportionality frequently observed between the amounts of thorium and uranium in the primary rocks. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
9. The recognition, therefore, of any such law of proportionality is superseded by the more comprehensive principle, in which as much of it as is true is implicitly asserted. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
10. By the same proportionality factor these represented a total of 980, or let us say 1, 000, Indians. – The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California by Sherburne F. Cook
11. The constant k is the proportionality constant and is negative when the quantity in question decreases; c is commonly positive; e 2. 178.... – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
12. For the doctrine of the proportionality of effects to their causes cannot of course be applicable to cases in which the augmentation of the cause alters the kind of effect; that is, in which the surplus quantity super- added to the cause does not become compounded with it, but the two together generate an altogether new phenomenon. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
13. And in some urano- thorites the lead may be noticed to follow the uranium in approximate proportionality notwithstanding the presence of large amounts of thorium. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
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