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Direct and Inverse Variation

Direct and Inverse Variation

Author: Craig Nelson

To explain Direct and Inverse Variation and how to solve variation problems.

A visual explanation of direct and inverse variation with example problems.

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Words To Know

  • Constant of Variation k - The constant of variation is the unknown constant value in a variation equation.
  • Direct Variation - Any equation that can be written in the form of y=kx
  • Inverse Variation - Any equation that can be written in the form of y=k/x
  • Joint Variation - Is direct variation with two or more variables.
  • Translating - Translating is converting a word problem into a mathematical equation.

Direct and Inverse Variation