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If y varies inversely as x, find the constant of variation if y = 5 when x = -1.

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    -5 5 -2 2

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    @mukushla

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    |dw:1347644028683:dw|

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    when y varies inversely as x we can write\[y=\frac{k}{x}\]

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    just put the values of x and y

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    so 5=k/-1?

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    but what that mean? y varies inversely as x that means as x increases y will decrease...and when x decreases y will increase

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    ok....?

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    and yeah k=-5

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    thanks!

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