# college algebra

posted by .

Direct variation

Find y when x=5, if y=7 when x=14
I think the answer is 2.5 but don't know for
sure:-)

• college algebra -

y = x/2 in this case.

## Similar Questions

1. ### algebra

Find the variation constaant and an equation of variation where Y varies directly as X and Y = 72 hen X = 8 The variation constant is K = ?
2. ### Algebra

This is about direct variation. The area a painter can paint varies directly with the amount of time he works. One morninig, he painted 204 ftÂ² between 8 a.m. and 12:15 PM. Write a direct variation equation to describe the area y …
3. ### College Algebra

What is the difference between direct variation and joint variation and please put into words an example.
4. ### algebra

Tell whether equation represents direct variation. If so, identify the constant of variation 1. Y=8x Ans: yes, it represents direct variation because its in the form Y=kx. Constant of variation: 8 2. Y=2x+1 3. 3x+y=6 Please help, not …
5. ### Algebra 2

Is the relationship between the variables in the table a direct variation, an inverse variation, both, or neither?
6. ### Math

Is -12x = 6y a direct variation? If so what is the constant of variation. My answer is yes it is a direct variation and the constant of variation is -2 but I want to make sure. Please help
7. ### Algebra 2 Honors

Hey, we recently started a topic in class that I don't understand well, I just want to post 6 of the problems and ask if they're right or not (some of them I have no idea how to do). 1. If a varies directly as b and b = 18 when a = …
8. ### Algebra worksheet

Hello. My algebra teacher gave me this worksheet last week and everyone had to bring it yesterday and I haven't done it yet. Can someone please help me. He said Friday is the last day or he's going to take away some points. I've been …
9. ### math

Is the relationship between the variables in the table direct variation, inverse variation, both, or neither?
10. ### Algebra

Does the data in the table represent a direction variation or an inverse variation, write an equation x 1 2 5 10 y 40 20 8 4 My answer is a direct variation, y=40x, is this correct?

More Similar Questions