# SOLUTION: Given the values of x and y, find an equation of variation in which y varies directly as x. y=8, when x=5.

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 Question 250119: Given the values of x and y, find an equation of variation in which y varies directly as x. y=8, when x=5.Answer by tutorcecilia(2152)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!y=kx [formula for direct variation] (8)=k(5) [plug-in the variables and solve for the k-term] 8=5k 8/5=5k/5 8/5=k . y=(8/5)x [this is the equation of variation]