# what is inverse variation

• May 14th 2008, 11:34 PM
morgan.
what is inverse variation
when y varies inversly..

whats the equation?
• May 14th 2008, 11:45 PM
Isomorphism
Quote:

Originally Posted by morgan.
when y varies inversly..

whats the equation?

y varies inversely with what? Tell the question completely...
• May 15th 2008, 04:24 AM
masters
If y varies inversely with x, then the equation would be:

$y = \frac{k}{x}$ where k is the constant of proportionality.