The constant of proportionality

In this lesson, we will learn about the the term 'constant of proportionality' and how it relates to how proportion works.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which graph does not show to direct proportion?

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Q2.Which graph shows direct proportion?

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Q3.Which table does not shows direct proportion?

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Q4.Which table does not shows direct proportion?

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Q5.x and y are directly proportional as shown in the graph. What is the value of y when x = 10?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which graph does not show to direct proportion?

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Q2.Which graph shows direct proportion?

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Q3.Which table does not shows direct proportion?

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Q4.Which table does not shows direct proportion?

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Q5.x and y are directly proportional as shown in the graph. What is the value of y when x = 10?

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Quiz:

Constant of proportionality.

Exit Quiz

Q1.Complete the sentence: When two quantities are in ........................ , when one variable doubles, the other doubles too.

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Q2.Complete the sentence: When two quantities are in direction proportion, when one variable is zero, the other is .............

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Q3.x and y are in direction proportion. When x is 4 y is 11. What is the value of y when x = 12?

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Q4.The cost of T shirts online at £12 each. The postage charge is £3.50 per order. How much will it cost to order 2 T shirts?

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Q5.Think about the previous question: Are the number of T-shirts and the cost in direct proportion?

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Q6.Which table shows direct proportion?

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Q7.What is the constant of proportionality in the table below?

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Q8.What is the constant of proportionality between m and n?

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Quiz:

Constant of proportionality.

Exit Quiz

Q1.Complete the sentence: When two quantities are in ........................ , when one variable doubles, the other doubles too.

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Q2.Complete the sentence: When two quantities are in direction proportion, when one variable is zero, the other is .............

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Q3.x and y are in direction proportion. When x is 4 y is 11. What is the value of y when x = 12?

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Q4.The cost of T shirts online at £12 each. The postage charge is £3.50 per order. How much will it cost to order 2 T shirts?

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Q5.Think about the previous question: Are the number of T-shirts and the cost in direct proportion?

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Q6.Which table shows direct proportion?

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Q7.What is the constant of proportionality in the table below?

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Q8.What is the constant of proportionality between m and n?

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Lesson summary: The constant of proportionality

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