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    y varies inversely as x and y= 0.5 when x=24
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    Quote Originally Posted by armygirltiff View Post
    y varies inversely as x and y= 0.5 when x=24
    What is your question or concern?

    The only thing I can make out of this is that you want the function where y is an inverse of x and f(24)=0.5

    Let f(x)=\frac{a}{x}

    0.5 = \frac{a}{24}

    a = 12

    Therefore, our function is f(x) = \frac{12}{x}
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