Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

by Jerzy Trzeciak

decrease

1

[see also: decline]

There is also a decrease in clustering as $n$ increases, particularly for normally distributed $X$.

This decrease is offset by the contribution from the poles.

Profits in May show a modest decrease.

2

[see also: diminish, lower, drop, limit, reduce, cut down]

We thus decrease $P(n)$ by 2.

After each comparison the index is decreased.

The left side of (3) obviously cannot decrease if $r$ increases.



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