High School Math : Understanding Indirect Proportionality

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Example Question #1 : Understanding Indirect Proportionality

If  is inversely proportional to , and if  when , find a formula for

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Since y is inversely porportional to x, you can use the standard equations of  where k is a constant. Plugging the given x and y into this equation to solve for k, . To get the answer, substitute k into the standard equation. 

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