Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.4 - Variation and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 8

Answer

The constant of variation is $0.16$. The direct variation equation is $y=0.16x$.

Work Step by Step

$y=kx$ $y=0.4; x=2.5$ $0.4=k(2.5)$ $\frac{0.4}{2.5}=k$ $0.16=k$ The constant of variation is $0.16$. The direct variation equation is $y=0.16x$.
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