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Determine whether y varies directly with x. If so find the constant variation.
y = 12x ****** The answer is Yes; 12
I dont understand how this is the answer. Can someone help me?
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Determine whether y varies directly with x. If so find the constant variation. y = 12x ****** The answer is Yes; 12 I dont understand how this is the answer. Can someone help me?
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NamelessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
my guess would be that its because y is equal to whatever 12(x) is going to be.
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NamelessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but that seems too easy
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i know. How about y = 4x+1
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NamelessBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i am probably in over my head.. sorry
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
here's something you can remember... if y and x are in one line...then it's a direct variation if either y or x is in the denominator...then inverse variation
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[y = kx \leftarrow \; \text{direct variation}\] \[y = \frac kx \leftarrow \; \text{inverse variation}\]
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so how does that apply to my first problem
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y = 12x <in the for y = kx <can you see that?
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh ok so how does it arie directly with x.. Im sorry im just not seeing the picture
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
varie* My teacher isnt that good
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
look at what i said above about y = kx
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah I know but what does K mean how the flutter does it varie with anything?
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it is called the proportionality constant
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it means its value doesnt matter because it is constant..in other words...always stays the same
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok now I get why 12 is there.. So now explain the rest please?
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in your terms... k is the constant variation
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
first tell me... do you agree that y = 12x is in the form y = kx?
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is y = k? which is 12? and how does that varie to x?
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what do you see as difference between \[\huge y = kx\] and \[\huge y = 12x\]
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
spot the difference
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
not the similarity
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what do you mean yeah?
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I spot the difference
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what's the difference??
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
RIGHT! that's why 12 is the constant variation
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
because k is the constant variation..and k = 12
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhh K= Constant Variationnnnnn
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so what about this one y = 4x + 1
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the answer to that one was "NOT direct variation" right?
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that's because of the 1 y = 4x + 1 is not in the form y = kx because of that 1
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what about y  6x = 0
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I dont wnana get confused
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
add 6x to both sides
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lmfao it was negative
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
alright so the answer is 6!
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what about y _ 3 = 3x
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what do you think?
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you can't combine 3 and 3x
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is that a constant variation?
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no..im just talking about algebra
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah forget about that one can you help me with proportions? i'll open up a new question
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
awe ur like the best lol
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
call saifoo or amistre
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
eh Saifoo is a fool now he used to be cool
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AcidRa1nBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
amistre doesnt help me anymore
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