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  • one year ago

If y varies inversely as x, and y = 4 as x = 8, find y for the x-value of 2.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    A. 16 B. 8 C. 14 D. 10

  2. LynFran
    • one year ago
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    y=k/x

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes, i know. but i don't know how to use it here.

  4. anonymous
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    i know that k=4, but that's that.

  5. LynFran
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    ok so 4=k/8....multiply both side of the equation by 8 we get 32=k

  6. anonymous
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    okay...

  7. LynFran
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    when x=2, y=32/2

  8. anonymous
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    32/2=16.

  9. anonymous
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    thanks!!!

  10. LynFran
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    correct

  11. anonymous
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    thanks so much. you really helped me. alot.

  12. LynFran
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    ur welcome

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