## Inverse Variation Practice 2 - Visualizing Algebra

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Let's try another problem on inverse variation using light. The intensity of
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light varies inveresely as a square of the distance from the source. So think
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about if we shine the light unto a screen. This screen would have a light spot
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on it and this would be the intnsity of light on the screen. We measure this
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intensity on whats called a foot candle, so if a light source is 5 feet from a
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screen There will be an intensity of 2 foot candles knowing this let's find the
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intensity on the screen if this light source was moved to 20 feet away. Now you
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might never have heard of a foot candle before but just know that foot candle is
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a way that we can measure intensity. Look this up if you want to learn more
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about light and foot candles. Distance here is just measured in feet, so 5 feet
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would be a distance, as would 20 feet. So try to figure this problem out and
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remember that the intensity of light is varying inversely with the square of the
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distance. Think carefully about the proportion you need to setup and when you're
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Inverse Variation Practice 2 - Visualizing Algebra
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MA006 - Visualizing Algebra
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