# Direct Variation: Definition, Formula & Examples

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### You drive at a constant rate of 65 km/hr for 3 hours. What is the distance you have traveled?

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### 2. Using the equation y = kx, what is the value of the consistent rate, or constant of variation k, when y equals 27 and x equals 9?

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## About This Quiz & Worksheet

Direct variation is an important concept to know when dealing with linear equations, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of it in various mathematical contexts.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on problems involving:

• The distance traveled equation
• The 'y=kx' equation
• Direct variation
• Direct variation as expressed in mathematical tables

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving direct variation
• Making connections - use understanding of the concept of direct variation in different mathematical contexts
• Knowledge application - answer questions using the distance traveled equation and the 'y=kx' equation

## Additional Learning

To learn more about direct variation, review the accompanying lesson Direct Variation: Definition, Formula & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

• Define direct variation
• Define the constant of variation
• Understand the distance traveled equation
• Understand how direct variation is expressed in an equation
• Understand how direct variation is expressed in a table
• Understand how direct variation is expressed in a graph
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