Posted by **karon** on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 5:01pm.

find the variation constant and an equation of variation where y varies directly as x and y=35 when x=5 the variation constant is k=

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**Chelsea**, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 5:14pm
This is easy 35 would go into 5 7 times so the answer would be variation constant is 7. this is a two part qustion the 2nd part is the same as the first but u add the x its called the equation of variation.

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**Chelsea**, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 5:15pm
equation of variation is 7x.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 5:36pm
"y varies directly as x " --- y = kx , where k is a constant

sub in the given: x=5, y = 35

35 = 5k

k = 7

so y = 7x

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