Precalculus (6th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Polynomial and Rational Functions - 3.6 Variation - 3.6 Exercises - Page 387: 5


In both cases, the quotient is $6$.

Work Step by Step

The two ordered pairs in Exercise 3 are: $(5, 30)$ and $(10, 60)$ Dividing the $y$-value by the $x$ value in each pair gives: For $(5, 30)$: $\dfrac{30}{5}=6$ For $(10, 60)$: $\dfrac{60}{10}=6$ Both cases give a quotient of $6$.
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