# Assume that y varies inversely with x. If y = -3 when x = 2.4, what is y when x = 2?

Mar 30, 2016

$y = \frac{1}{x}$

$y = k \frac{1}{x}$

$- 3 = k \frac{1}{2.4}$

$- 7.2 = k$

$y = k \frac{1}{2}$

$y = - 7.2 \frac{1}{2}$

$y = - 3.6$