write an equation of the direct variation (-6,1)

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To find an equation of direct variation, we need the line that goes through the point (-6,1) and the origin.  This will get a line of the form y=mx where m is the slope of the line.

To find the slope, we use the formula:

`m={y_2-y_1}/{x_2-x_1}`

`={-6-0}/{1-0}`

`=-6`

This means...

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To find an equation of direct variation, we need the line that goes through the point (-6,1) and the origin.  This will get a line of the form y=mx where m is the slope of the line.

To find the slope, we use the formula:

`m={y_2-y_1}/{x_2-x_1}`

`={-6-0}/{1-0}`

`=-6`

This means the equation of direct variation is `y=-6x` .

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