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fortytwo
 2 years ago
Write a direct or inverse variation equation for each relation
x/ 3 / 4 / 8

y/ 24/ 18 / 9
fortytwo
 2 years ago
Write a direct or inverse variation equation for each relation x/ 3 / 4 / 8  y/ 24/ 18 / 9

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fortytwo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ZeHanz can you help me

ZeHanz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If it is to be direct, the it would be: the larger x gets, the larger y gets. This is not the case, so it is an inverse relation. There is a simple formula that goes with it: xy = constant. That gives it (practically) away...

fortytwo
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think I figured it out is the answer y = 72/x

ZeHanz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You have found it! The constant I've been telling you about is 72. So xy=72, or y=72/x
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