posted by **LB** on .
Tell whether equation represents direct variation. If so, identify the constant of variation
Ans: yes, it represents direct variation because
its in the form Y=kx. Constant of variation: 8
Please help, not too sure if I am understanding this correctly. Completed first problem.
First problem is correct.
A direct variation will have the y-intercept as zero, so it is in the form
y=kx, where k is a constant.
In other words, a direct variation is a straight line that passes through the origin.
Q2 and Q3 are not direct variations, because the y-intercepts are 1 and 6 respectively.
y=2x+1 yes 2x