Giselle D.

asked • 11/03/19

z varies directly as x and inversely as y. If z=159 when x=8 and y=6, find z if x=5 and y=8.

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Margaret F. answered • 11/03/19

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Giselle D.

So, k=(159)(6) /8 ?
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11/03/19

Giselle D.

which is 119.25?
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11/03/19

Giselle D.

So we do 119.25= 8z/5?
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11/03/19

Giselle D.

Which means z=74.53?
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11/03/19

Margaret F.

Yes! Great job!
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11/04/19

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