# What is the opposite of exponential growth?

Apr 4, 2018

#### Answer:

The opposite of growth is decay the opposite of exponential is logarithmic.

#### Explanation:

Below exponential growth, ${e}^{x}$ is graphed in blue and exponential decay, ${e}^{-} x$, is in red.

In the graph below, exponential growth, ${e}^{x}$ is graphed in blue and logarithmic growth, $\ln x$, is in red.