When two variable quantities have a constant ratio, their relationship is called a direct variation. It is said that one variable varies directly as the other. The formula for direct variation is , where is the constant of variation.

Solve the equation for , the constant of variation.

Replace the variables and with the actual values.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Find the Constant of Variation y=14 x=8