An inverse variation means that if one of the variables decreases, then the other one increases.
Writing an equation will consist in writing a formula which gives a relation between the two variables.
So here, I assume you chose the variables : total price and pounds.Problem 1
You buy apples for 79 cents/pound.
The price increases when the number of pounds increases, so what type of variation will it be ?
What is the relation between the price and the number of pounds ?
The variables are : the fee each member receives and the number of members.Problem 2
Indoor soccer league fees of $279 are split among the team members.
If there are more members, will they receive more or less money ?
Try to work it out