Assume that y varies inversely as x. If y = 7 when x = -3, how do you find y when x = 7?

Jul 8, 2017

$y = - 16.33$ 0r $y = - 16 \frac{1}{3}$

Explanation:

$\frac{y}{x} = \frac{7}{- 3}$

$\frac{7}{- 3} = \frac{y}{7}$

$7 \cdot 7 = - 3 y$

$y = - 16.33$ 0r $y = - 16 \frac{1}{3}$