# Algebra

Suppose that y varies inversely with x, and y = 6 when x = 8. What is an equation for the inverse variation?
• y = x/48
• y = 2x
• x = y/2
• y = 48/x

1. xy=k is the inverse variance equation
Since 8*6 = 48, we have

xy = 48
or
y = 48/x

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