# Assume that the value of an automobile is inversely proportional to its age. If it is worth $3,000 when it is two years old, what is its value when it is six-years-old?

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Jul 15, 2017

#### Answer:

The car will be worth $1000 when it is 6 years old.

#### Explanation:

If we call the vehicle's original price when it was bought '

This is a relationship where price is inversely proportional to age.

We don't know

So the car was originally $6000, and after 2 years is worth $3000.

After 6 years its price will be:

The car will be worth $1000 when it is 6 years old.