Increase

Pronunciation: /ˈɪn kris/ ?

When a quantity increases, it goes up. If a town had a population of 90 one year ago, and 110 this year, the population has increased by 20.

References

  1. increase. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=increase&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.

More Information

  • McAdams, David. Decrease. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 2009-04-09. http://www.allmathwords.org/article.aspx?lang=en&id=Decrease.
  • McAdams, David. Growth. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 2009-04-09. http://www.allmathwords.org/article.aspx?lang=en&id=Growth.

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Increase. 2010-02-11. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/i/increase.html.

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