Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

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

Chapter 8 Rational Functions - Chapter Review - Page 603: 6


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Work Step by Step

The general equation for inverse variation is: $y=\frac{a}{x}$ where $a$ is some constant. Then plugging in the given values for $x,y$ we get: $5=\frac{a}{1}\\a=5$. Thus the model is: $y=\frac{5}{x}$. Then plugging in $x=-3$: $y=\frac{5}{-3}=-\frac{5}{3}$
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