Direct Variation Teacher Resources
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How Do You Write an Equation for Direct Variation from a Table?
y=kx. This is the direct variation equation. You have been given a table of values. So look at the table and figure out how to use this equation to write an equation that represents what is happening in the table. Does the equation...
3 mins 8th - 11th
How Do You Use the Formula for Direct Variation?
Use the formula for direct variation to solve for y, after finding the value of k. When you use the formula and determine the value of k and x, you can plug in those values to determine the value of y. A quick tutorial that takes you...
2 mins 8th - 9th
What's the Direct Variation or Direct Proportionality Formula?
Direct variation? Constant of variation? Constant of proportionality? Two variables related? If one variable changes what happens to the other variable? What do all these terms have to do with each other? Watch this video as the...
3 mins 6th - 9th
How Do You Find the Constant of Variation from a Direct Variation Equation?
What is a constant variation? How can something change and be constant? Oh, the rate of change is constant. So if there are two variables that are directly proportional they can have a constant of variation? Yes! Still a bit confused?...
2 mins 8th - 11th
How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using the Direct Variation Formula?
Have your class figure out how much "Teddy" weighs on the moon and how to translate words into algebra! This video shows pupils how to take a word problem, and then solve it using the direct variation formula and given information. Great...
4 mins 6th - 12th
Direct and Inverse Variation
The idea of direct variation sounds too formal to be easy. Actually, its a simple idea with a simple formula. The constant of proportionality is another fancy name for a simple multiplication factor. This collection has several videos, worksheets, and one multi-page resource with several activities.
9th - 12th Math