### Definition of indirect proportion?

Indirect proportion is more famously known as Inverse Proportion. Inverse proportion is the exact opposite of Direct Proportion. Inverse Proportion -As one quantity increases other quantity decreases. An example problem: If 4 painters can paint a house in 6 days then how many days can 8 painters paint a house of the same size? To solve, use cross product 4 painters=6 days 8 painters=x 4x6=24 24/8=3 To paint the same house,8 painters need 3 days.