# Math Help - what is inverse variation

1. ## what is inverse variation

when y varies inversly..

whats the equation?

2. Originally Posted by morgan.
when y varies inversly..

whats the equation?
y varies inversely with what? Tell the question completely...

3. If y varies inversely with x, then the equation would be:

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