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    Inverse Variation

    For a rectangular garden with a fixed area, the length of the garden varies inversely with the width. Which equation represents this situation for an area of 36 square units?
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    Quote Originally Posted by magentarita View Post
    For a rectangular garden with a fixed area, the length of the garden varies inversely with the width. Which equation represents this situation for an area of 36 square units?


    L=\frac{k}{W} means the Length varies inversely with the Width and k is called the constant of proportionality.

    If LW=k, then LW=36. with 36 being your constant of proportionality.
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    ok.............

    Quote Originally Posted by masters View Post
    L=\frac{k}{W} means the Length varies inversely with the Width and k is called the constant of proportionality.

    If LW=k, then LW=36. with 36 being your constant of proportionality.
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