# What is the opposite of exponential decay?

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Aug 30, 2014

I am not sure what you meant by "opposite", but one way to think about it would it be exponential growth.

Exponential Growth can be in two directions; up and away from the asymptote (often the *x*-axis), or down and away from the asymptote.

Exponential Decay is towards the asymptote, whether it's from above or below the *x*-axis .