# Assume the y varies inversely with x and y = 5 when x = 1.3. How do you write the indirect variation equation for the relationship?

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Sep 5, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

- Write the variation as it is stated:

#yprop1/x# - Make it into an equation by multiplying by a constant.

#y = k/x# - make 'k' the subject and find its value

- Now that you know a value for 'k', use it in the equation: