Keith W. answered • 05/09/14

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asked • 05/09/14i want to know the answers for most problems that i ask yall. i really need help please and thanks and i dont know what else to put

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Keith W. answered • 05/09/14

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Hi Abel,

y varies inversely as x means that y=a/x where a is a constant.You were given that y=2 when x=1 so a must be equal to 2. So now we have y=2/x now when y=4 i.e. 4=2/x solving for x gives x=1/2.

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Jim

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