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Postby Leon1552 » August 10th, 2015 6:36 am

So I know that adding 方 to the ます stem of a verb means method or way of.
For example 食べ方 means method or way of eating.
However does 増え方 also mean rate of increase?

Reason why I'm asking is because I saw this

It says 増え方 is "climbing steadily/exponentially/ negative-exponentially"

Thank you.

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Re: 増え方の意味は?

Postby community.japanese » August 15th, 2015 8:50 am

Leon1552 san,
Basically verb stem + kata means ‘how to do’ however, in terms of exponentially, I think the site is correct.
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