# How do you write an inverse variation equation that relates x and y when you assume that y varies inversely as x given that if y=3.2 when x= -5.5, find y when x= 6.4?

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Jun 10, 2015

#### Answer:

#xy = color(red)(-17.6# #color(blue)( y = -2.75#

#### Explanation:

- Inverse variation 1

# y =3.2#

# x = -5.5#

So

So the variation can be mentioned as

- Inverse variation 2

Now we have the value of the constant

# color(red)(k=-17.6#

And as per the question

# x=6.4#