I have an array of data such as:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

X---------Y-----------Z

0---------3--------1000

10-------3---------2000

etc.

X and Y are constituents in a material that I must create. Z is the revenue that we earn from having X and Y as constituents. However, there is always some exchange rate between X and Y; so there must be a ratio like:

X=kY, where k is a constant. This would signify that adding 'k' multiple of Y is equivalent (will produce the same revenue) as adding 1 of X.

This problem, as simple as it may seem, does not seem to sink into my head. Do you have any suggestions on how to determine this 'ratio' between X and Y?

I thought of determining which 2 pairs of X and Y give the same revenue, and then comparing those. For example:

(x,y) --> (10,3) produces revenue of 1000

and ---> (15,0) produces revenue of 1000.

Therefore, 5 of X is equivlant to 3 of Y. So, 5X=3Y and X = 3/5Y.

Any help is appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Analyzing Data

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