Elena B. answered • 11/29/17

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An inversely proportional equation looks like this y=k/x

We need to calculate the value of the constant k first, for which we will plug in values:

50,000 = k/2 k=100,000

y= 100,000/x so for x=5 then y = 100,000/5 = 20,000 gallons