# Proportionality

Proportionality may refer to:

• Proportionality (mathematics), the relationship of two variables whose ratio is 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
• Proportionality (political maxim), A maxim which states that any layer of government should not take any action that exceeds that which is necessary to achieve the objective of government

Proportion redirects here. Proportion may refer to:

• The ratio of one quantity to another, especially the ratio of a part compared to a whole. In a 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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