WHY IS CONSTANT OF PROPOTIONALITY NECESSARY ?
Asked by shankaranarayanan | 17th Oct, 2009, 03:51: PM
Given two variables x and y, y is (directly) proportional to x (
Then constant of proportionality is a constant k such that,
Note that without a constant k we can have potentially infinite relationships between y and x. So a constant k is a must to define a specific variation of x w.r.t. y.
Answered by | 17th Oct, 2009, 10:57: PM
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