Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 8 Rational Functions - 8.1 Model Inverse and Joint Variation - 8.1 Exercises - Problem Solving - Page 556: 37


$n=\dfrac{103.68}{s}$ and $n \approx 27$

Work Step by Step

General equation for inverse variation is given by $y=\dfrac{k}{x}$ Here, we have $n=\dfrac{k}{s}$ and $54=\dfrac{k}{1.92} \implies k=103.68$ Thus, our formula is: $n=\dfrac{103.68}{s}$ Set $s= 3.87$ $n=\dfrac{103.68}{3.87} \approx 27$
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