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y varies inversely as twice x. When x = 2, y = 5. Find y when x = 10

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  1. myininaya
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    inversely think division directly think multiplication Your problem says inversely So you want to do division y=k/what?

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  2. myininaya
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    k is a constant by the way

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    what goes in the denominator?

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  4. lyssa
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    I forgot the formula though

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  5. myininaya
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    what does twice x mean?

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  6. lyssa
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    two times X

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  7. myininaya
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    right so that part is the answer to my question

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  8. myininaya
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    \[y=\frac{k}{2x}\]

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    What is K though?

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  10. myininaya
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    Now plug in 2 for x and 5 for y and solve for k This number k is a constant so what you get is what k will always be no matter what x and y are

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    OH!! Ok thanks:D

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  12. myininaya
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    Feel free to let me know what you get for k And I will give you a thumbs up or a thumbs down k?

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    K=20

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  14. myininaya
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    Brilliant! *puts thumbs up*

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  15. lyssa
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    How do I solve the other part where it say find Y when X=10 though

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  16. myininaya
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    So we have \[y=\frac{20}{2x}\] Plug in x for 10 Simplify and evaluate to get y

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  17. myininaya
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    And you are done after that Congrats

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    Y= 1

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  19. myininaya
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    yep

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  20. lyssa
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    YAY:D Thank you sooo much

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    np

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