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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1.11, Problem 6E
To determine

To find:

The equation given that the statement

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 6E

The equation is P=kw

Explanation of Solution

Given:

  P varies directly as w

Concept used:

If the quantities x and y are related by an equation

  y=kx

For some constant k0

That is y varies directly as x or y is directly proportional to x

The constant k is called constant proportionality

Calculation:

If the quantities P and w are related by an equation

  Pαw

  P=kw

For some constant k0

That is P varies directly as w or P is directly proportional to w

The constant k is called constant proportionality

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