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lalaland936151
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Is this an inverse relation.... 2x+4y=6
Explain?
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lalaland936151 Group Title
Please help me! Is this an inverse relation.... 2x+4y=6 Explain?
 2 years ago
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TransendentialPI Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We usually are asked if two functions are inverses, or find the inverse. Is there more to this question?
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lalaland936151 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No...
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TransendentialPI Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Have you been working with functions being inversely proportional?
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lalaland936151 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Um I don't think so.... we've been working with inverse variations.
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TransendentialPI Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok, that is what I needed. When a function varies inversely, it can be written as \[y = {k \over x}\] If we solve this function for y, we get \[2x+4y=6\]\[4y=2x+6\]\[y = {2 \over 4}x+{6 \over 4}\] which isn't in the same form as y = k/x so this function is not an example if inverse variation. OK?
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lalaland936151 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh thanks so much!
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