Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 6 - Section 6.8 - Modeling Using Variation - Exercise Set - Page 487: 3



Work Step by Step

We know that inverse variation is $y=\frac{k}{x}$. Thus $12=\frac{k}{5}\\k=60$. Hence $y=\frac{60}{x}=\frac{60}{2}=30.$
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