Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 9 - Section 9.4 - Variation and Problem Solving - Practice: 3

Answer

The constant of variation is $18$. The inverse variation equation $y=\frac{18}{x}$.

Work Step by Step

$y=\frac{k}{x}$ $y=6;x=3$ $6=\frac{k}{3}$ $6\times3=\frac{k}{3}\times3$ $k=18$ $y=\frac{18}{x}$ The constant of variation is $18$. The inverse variation equation $y=\frac{18}{x}$.
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