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The total number t of items that a manufacturing company can produce is directly proportional to the number n of employees.

(a) Write an equation that shows the proportionality relation. (Let k be the constant of proportionality.)
t = 
 
Sep 10th, 2015

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Number of items manufactured by the company=t

Number of employees hired by the company=n

As the number of items is directly proportional to number of employees, this means that as the number of items increases the number of employees also need to be increased and vice versa.

t is directly proportional to n

t=kn  (where k is proportionality constant) 

k is a  constant to satisfy the directly proportional relation

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