Solving Equations of Direct Variation


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When x = 40, y = 45. If x and y vary directly, what is the constant of variation?

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1. Roger works at a flower shop and he notices that the more flowers people buy, the more chocolates are sold too. If Roger sells 45 chocolates when 90 flowers are sold, how many chocolates does he sell if 100 flowers are sold?

2. Which of the following equations shows a direct variation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of solving equations of direct variation. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include constant of variation and solving equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Determine constant of variation in given problem
  • Identify direct variation

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about solving equations of direct variation in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve equations of direct variation practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding direct variation and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about solving equations

Additional Learning

To learn more about solving equations of direct variation, review the lesson Solving Equations of Direct Variation which covers the following objectives:

  • Understanding the formula for direct variation
  • Define and apply direction variation