Posted by **bandit** on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 7:55pm.

what does it mean when they say tell wheather the equation represents direct variation. if so then give the constant of variaton

the problem is:

2y-5x=0

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 7:59pm
y= 5x/2 So as x doubles, so does y. That is a direct variation.

The constant here is 5/2

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**bandit**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 8:01pm
so it is just the slope of the line??

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 8:02pm
yes.

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**bandit**, Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 8:04pm
alrigth thanks

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