The ordered pairs are on a graph of direct variation. Find the missing value. Show your work for full credit.

(-4, 3) and (x, 6

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Direct variation means the ratio of one variable by the other is always the same

Suppose y = kx

k=y/x = 3/-4

This must also be true of the second point

so 6/x = 3/-4

6/x = 6/-8 (note 3/-4 = 6/-8)

hence x = -8

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