## Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 2 - Functions, Equations, and Graphs - 2-2 Direct Variation - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 71: 16

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#### Work Step by Step

Direct variation can be represented as $y=kx$, where k is the constant of variation. In this case, the equation is $y=-5x$, so $-5$ is the constant of variation.

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