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A farmer’s harvest in bushels varies directly with the number of acres planted.

A. Express in sentence form what this means to the farmer.

B.Translate the variation statement into the corresponding variation equation.

C. If 8 acres can produce 144 bushels, find the constant of variation, k.

D. Rewrite the variation equation using the results from part c).

E. Use this equation to determine how many acres are needed to produce 1296 bushels.

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