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anonymous
 3 years ago
if Y varies inversely as X , when Y=4 and X=15 .?
anonymous
 3 years ago
if Y varies inversely as X , when Y=4 and X=15 .?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what's the rest of the question?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If y varies inversely with x that means as y increases, then x decreases. I.e., y = k/x for some constant k. If you can determine this constant of proportionality, k, then you have the expression you seek. You are given y = 4 when x = 15. 4 = k/15. Solve for k.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Right. So now that you know k = 60, what would the general equation become?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i always solve for k ?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how to solve for k ? multiply the Y and X?
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