Posted by **TyTy** on Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 4:32pm.

The ordered pairs in each exercise are for the same direct variation.

Find the missing value.

(3,2) and (6,y)

I don't know how to find the missing value ..

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**drwls**, Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 4:52pm
Assuming that "direct variation" means that the second number of each pair is a certain fixed ratio to the first number, then

3/2 = 6/y

3y = 12

y = ?

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**TyTy**, Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 4:59pm
y=4?

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**Damon**, Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 5:02pm
yes, 4

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**joe**, Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 2:18pm
well.....yes 4 but what if it was

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