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anonymous
 4 years ago
If y varies directly as x and x= 8 when y=5, what is y when x = 9?
anonymous
 4 years ago
If y varies directly as x and x= 8 when y=5, what is y when x = 9?

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asnaseer
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if y varies directly with x, it means y equals some constant times x, i.e.:\[y=kx\]where k is a constant. So use the first two values (x=8, y=5) to find k, then use this to find the value of y when x=9.
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