Algebra 1

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ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-2 Direct Variation - Lesson Check - Page 302: 8


Yes, this implies p varies directly with q.

Work Step by Step

If q varies directly with p, then we know q = p*x (by definition), where x is a non-zero value. Then, $ q = p*x$ $q* 1/x = p * x * 1/x$ $q * 1/x = p$ As x is a non-zero value, we can say that p varies directly with q.
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