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 2 years ago
suppose that y varies inversely with x, and y = 6 when x = 8. what is an equation for the inverse variation?
 2 years ago
suppose that y varies inversely with x, and y = 6 when x = 8. what is an equation for the inverse variation?

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ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Remember that the equation for inverse variation is \(k = xy\).

AravindG
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\large y \alpha \dfrac{1}{x}\]

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Or, equivalently, it can be expressed as\[y = \dfrac{k}{x}\]

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@AravindG use `\propto` instead of `\alpha` ;)

skullpatrol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know these general forms of an inverse relation?

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[k = yx\]Here, we can plug the values \(y = 6\) and \(x = 8\). What do you think?

phury
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0woah o.o i was doing something else. K=6(8)

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'd give you an example. There's an inverse relation and when \(y = 4\), \(x = 6\). The general equation would be \(k = yx\). find out \(k\), the product of all \(y\)s and the corresponding \(x\)'s.

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the general equation for my example is \(k = 24\)

phury
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i wish i had time to learnt his but i dont. 20 questions to go and i have to turn this in at @ 2. its 1:22 now .

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's very easy. What's the product of the \(x\) and \(y\) you're given?
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