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Eli_So_Awsome

  • one year ago

For the data in the table, does y vary directly with x? If it does, write an equation for the direct variation. x y 3 6 6 18 8 24

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  1. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    \[y \alpha x\] for removing variation sign we put a constant y = kx now u have values of x and y in table try plugging in each value if u get same value of k for each value then it varies directly

  2. Eli_So_Awsome
    • one year ago
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    I get some of what ore saying but im still a bit confused

  3. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    about which part?

  4. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    u have y = kx equation now look first value in table y = 6,x = 3 put in equation what cvalue of x u will get?

  5. Eli_So_Awsome
    • one year ago
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    so like am i multiplying or adding the x and y axis

  6. nubeer
    • one year ago
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    umm no.. its not any axis it just values but yes u can plot on graph but thats not the point here.

  7. Eli_So_Awsome
    • one year ago
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    oh okay :/ im just like really suckish at graphs and stuff ugh

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