Variation How changing one quantity affects other connected quantities.
Variation • is a mathematical relationship between two or more variables that can be expressed by an equation in which one variable is equal to a constant times the other(s). • The constant is called the constant of variation
Direct Variation Two quantities,(for example, number of cinema tickets and total cost) are said to be in DIRECT Proportion, if : “ .. When you double the number of tickets you double the cost.” If tickets cost £6
Example : Which of these pairs vary directly? (a) 3 driving lessons for £60 : 5 for £90 (b) 5 cakes for £3 : 1 cake for 60p (c) 7 golf balls for £4.20 : 10 for £6 (d) 4 day break for £160 : 10 day for £300
Which graph shows direct variation ? y y y x x x
Notice C ÷ P = 40 Hence direct variation The table below shows the cost of packets of “Biscuits”. We can construct a graph to represent this data. What type of graph do we expect ?
A straight line through the origin C Cost, C (pence) P O Number of Packets (P) with gradient 40, the cost per packet. C = 40P The constant of variation is 40 A straight line through ORIGIN indicates DIRECT VARIATION
Remember Two quantities which vary directly, can always be represented by a straight line passing through the origin. The gradient of the line is the CONSTANT of VARIATION
Plot the points in the table below. Show that they vary directly. Find the formula connecting D and W? We plot the points (1 , 3) , (2 , 6) , (3 , 9) , (4 , 12)
D W Plotting the points (1,3) , (2,6) , (3,9) , (4,12) 12 11 10 Since we have a straight line passing through the origin D and W vary directly. 9 8 7 6 5 4 The gradient is 3 so the equation is D = 3W 3 2 1 The constant of variation is 3 0 1 2 3 4
The table shows the results of an experiment to examine the relationship between voltage, V and current, I Find the formula connecting I and V? We plot the points (0∙1 , 2) , (0∙2 , 4) , (0∙3 , 6) , (0∙4 , 8)
V 10 2 v m = = 0∙1 h 8 6 4 2 I 0 0∙1 0∙2 0∙3 0∙4 0∙5 A straight line through the origin, so quantities vary directly. = 20 Formula is V = 20I 0∙1 2 The constant of variation is 20
We are now going to look at the algebra of Variation The symbolis shorthand for ‘varies as’
Given that y varies directly as x, and y = 20 when x = 4, find a formula connecting y and x. We write y x We know that y = 20 when x = 4 y=kx Substituting gives The constant of variation 20 =k ×4 k = 5 So formula becomes y= 5x
The number of dollars (d) varies directly as the number of £’s (P). You get 8 dollars for £5. Find a formula connecting d and P. We write d P We know that d = 8 when P = 5 d=kP Substituting gives The constant of variation 8 =k ×5 k = 1∙6 So formula becomes d=1∙6P
If W varies directly with F and when W = 24 , F = 6 . Find the value W when F = 10. W F W = k F When F = 10 W = ? When W = 24, F = 6 W = 4 x 10 24 = kx 6 W = 40 k = 4 W = 4 F
Given that y is directly proportional to the square of x, and when y = 40, x = 2. Find a formula connecting y and x . Find the value of y when x = 5 y x2 yx2 y = 10 x2 y = kx2 When y = ?, x = 5 When y = 40, x = 2 y = 10 × 52 40 = kx 22 y = 250 k = 10
C √P The cost (C) of producing a football magazine varies as the square root of the number of pages (P). Given 36 pages cost 48p to produce. Find a formula connecting C and P, and the cost of producing 100 page magazine. C√P C = 8 √P C = k√P When C = ?, P = 100 When P = 36, C = 48 C = 8 × √100 48 = k×√36 C = 80 p k = 8
If g varies directly with the square of h and g = 100 when h = 5 . Find the value h when g = 64. gh2 g = 4 h2 g = kh2 When g = 64, h = ? When g = 100, h = 5 64 = 4 h2 100 = kx 52 k = 4 16 = h2 h = 4
1. If y varies directly as the cube of x and y = 40 when x = 2 find a formula connecting x and y. Find y when x = 3·5. 2. P varies directly as the square root of t and P = 20 when t = 4. Find the value of P when t = 7.
3. If y varies directly as the square of x and y = 4 when x = 5 find a formula connecting x and y. Find y when x = 6. 4. The resistance V at which a train can travel safely round a curve of radius r, varies directly as the square root of r. If V = 80 when r = 25 metres, find a formula connecting V and r. Find the value of V when r = 32 metres.
5. The bend b in a wire varies directly as the cube of the weight w attached to the midpoint of the wire. If b = 40 mm when a weight of 3 kg is attached, find the bend when a weight of 2 kg is attached. 6. The number n of particles emitted by a radioactive material on heating in a furnace varies as the square of the mass m of the material present. If n = 5400 when m = 30 grams, find n when m = 24 grams.
Inverse Variation Inverse means the reverse process Direct variation → one quantity doubles, the other doubles Inverse variation → one quantity doubles, the other ? halves
Consider the problem below: What Is Inverse Variation ? A farmer has enough cattle feed to feed 64 cows for 2 days. (a) How long would the same food last 32 cows ? 4 days (b) Complete the table below : 32 128 64 16 8 4 What do you notice about the pairs of numbers? 2 × 64 = 4 × 32 = 8 × 16 = ………… c× d = 128, a constant
Graphs of Inverse Proportion. 32 128 64 16 8 4 We are going to draw a graph of the table. Choose your scale carefully and allow each access to go at least up to 65. Estimate the position of the points (2,64) (4,32) etc as accurately as you can.
Days 70 60 (2,64) 50 40 30 (4,32) 20 (8,16) 10 (16,8) (32,4) (64,2) 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Cows
The graph is a typical inverse proportion graph : Days Cows As the number of cows increases the number of days decreases If we decrease the number of cows we will increase the number of days feed.
160 markers take 3 hours to complete marking their examination scripts. Markers 5 10 20 40 80 160 Time 3 (a) Complete the table below : 96 48 24 12 6 (b) Draw a graph of the table.
Time 100 80 60 40 20 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 Markers
We are now going to look at the algebra of Inverse Variation The symbolis shorthand for ‘varies as’
Given that y varies inversely as x, and y = 20 when x = 4, find a formula connecting y and x. We write y y= 20= 1 k k x x 4 We know that y = 20 when x = 4 Substituting gives The constant of variation k = 80 So formula becomes
The number of hours (H) required to deliver leaflets in a housing estate varies inversely with the number of workers (W) employed. It takes 12 workers 27 hours to leaflet the estate. Find a formula connecting W and H and the time it would take 20 workers to deliver the leaflets. We write H H= 1 k k W W 12 27= We know that H = 27 when W = 12 When W = 20, H= ? k = 324
If d varies inversely with w and when d = 3 , w = 9 . Find the value d when w = 3. When w = 3, d = ? When d = 3 , w = 9 d = 9 k = 27
If r varies inversely with the square root of f and r = 32 when f = 16, find f when r = 32. When r = 32 , f = ? When r = 32 , f = 16 k = 128 f = 16
1. If y varies inversely as the square of x and y = 9 when x = 2 find a formula connecting x and y. Find y when x = 10. 2. y varies inversely as the square root of x and y = 5 when x = 16. Find the value of y when x = 80.
3. y varies inversely as the cube of x and y = 10 when x = 2. Find a formula connecting x and y. Find y when x = 2·5. 4. The height h of a cone varies inversely as the square of the radius r of the base of the cone. If h = 8 when r = 5, find a formula connecting r and h. Find the height when the radius of the base is 3. 4. The height h of a cone varies inversely as the square of the radius r of the base of the cone. If h = 8 when r = 5, find a formula connecting r and h. Find the height when the radius of the base is 3.
5. The pressure P of a gas varies inversely as the volume V of the gas. If P = 500 when V = 1·4, find a formula connecting P and V. Find P when V = 2. 6. The intensity I of a light varies inversely as the square root of the distance d of the light from a screen. If I = 8 when d = 4, find I when d = 5.
Joint Variation When one quantity varies with more than one other quantity
Joint Variation Quantities which vary directly are multiplied Quantities which vary inversely divide, the denominator(s) of fractions
If a varies directly with b and the square of c, we write If p varies inversely as q and r we write
If P varies directly with the square root of Q and inversely as the square of R, we write Direct variables on top, Inverse on bottom
If t varies jointly with m and b and t = 80 when m = 2 and b = 5, find t when m = 5 and b = 8 . When m = 5 , b = 8 , t = ? When t = 80 , m = 2 and b = 5
c varies directly with the square of m and inversely with w. c = 9 when m = 6 and w = 2 . Find c when m = 10 and w = 4 . When c = 9 , m = 6 and w = 2 When m = 10 , w = 4 and c = ? c =12∙5 k = ½
Multiples of Quantities Rather than have purely arithmetic examples you are often asked to consider the effect on one quantity of doubling, trebling, halving or changing by a given percentage the other quantity or quantities.
The exposure E seconds required for a film varies directly as the square of the stop f used. It is found that E = 1/100 when f = 8. Find an equation connecting E and f and use it to find E when f = 16. What is the effect on the exposure when f is doubled. When f = doubled Doubling f multiplies E by 4 When f = 16, E = ?
If y varies directly as the square of x and x is doubled, find the effect on y. When x is doubled When x is doubled, y is multiplied by 4
y varies directly as the square root of x and x is multiplied by a factor of 4, find the effect on y. When x is multiplied by 4 When x is multiplied by 4, y is doubled
If y varies directly as the cube of x and x is halved, find the effect on y. When x is halved When x is halved y is divided by 8
A passenger on a bus experiences a sideways force when the bus goes round a corner. This force ( F units) varies as the mass( m kg ),and the square of the speed of the bus ( v km/h ) and inversely as the radius of the corner( r metres ). What is the effect on F when the speed is doubled and the radius halved? v doubled and r halved gives F is multiplied by 8
The electrical resistance R ohms, of a wire varies directly as its length, L metres, and inversely as the square of its diameter, D millimeters. What is the effect on R if L is increased by 10% and D is reduced by 10%. L increased by 10% 1∙1L D decreased by 10% 0∙9D R is multiplied by 1∙36 R is increased by 36%