Ontario 09 Applied (MFM1P)

Constant of proportionality

A car moves uniformly at the same speed. The duration of the journey is proportional to the distance travelled.

a

Complete the following table:

Distance (in km) | $73$73 | $146$146 | $219$219 | $\editable{}$ |
---|---|---|---|---|

Time (in hours) | $1$1 | $\editable{}$ | $\editable{}$ | $5$5 |

b

What is the constant of proportionality in the table above?

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