Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.4 - Variation and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 35

Answer

The constant of variation is $1.3$. The variation equation is $y=\frac{1.3}{x^2}$.

Work Step by Step

$y=\frac{k}{x^2}$ $y=0.052; x=5$ $0.052=\frac{k}{5^2}$ $0.052=\frac{k}{25}$ $k=1.3$ $y=\frac{1.3}{x^2}$ The constant of variation is $1.3$. The variation equation is $y=\frac{1.3}{x^2}$.
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