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    what is inverse variation

    when y varies inversly..

    whats the equation?
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    Quote Originally Posted by morgan. View Post
    when y varies inversly..

    whats the equation?
    y varies inversely with what? Tell the question completely...
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    If y varies inversely with x, then the equation would be:

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