Algebra Variation Constant

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Find the variation constant and an equation of variation where y varies directly as x and y=12 when x=2

The variation constant =?
The equation of variation is y=?

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asked by Micah
  1. the statement "y varies directly as x" can be written as
    y = kx, where k is the variation constant

    we are given y=12 when x=2, so
    12 = 2k
    k=6,
    so the variation constant is 6 and the equation is
    y = 6x

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    posted by Reiny
  2. Thank you Reiny

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    posted by Micah
  3. Thanks!

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