# Proportionality

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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

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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