College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 1, Equations and Graphs - Section 1.10 - Modeling Variation - 1.10 Exercises - Page 164: 20


$w= \frac{24}{t}$

Work Step by Step

Since $w$ is inversely proportional to $t$, we have: $w= \frac{k}{t}$ We are given: $w=3$ and $t=8$, so we have: $3= \frac{k}{8}$ $k=3*8=24$ So the equation is: $w= \frac{24}{t}$
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