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Tutorial

Direct variation: 2 variables related directly with a constant of proportionality (i.e. y/x=k or y=2k)

Inverse variation: 2 variables related inversely with a constant of proportionality (i.e. yx=k or y=k/x)

Constant of proportionality: a fixed number representing the ratio between y and x

A little visual help with direct variation

More visual help, this time on inverse variation