# If x varies inversely with y and x = 8 when y = 10, how do you find y when x = 6?

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Jun 16, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

This is an example of inverse proportion, or inverse variation.

To change a proportion into an equation, multiply by a constant and then use the values given to find the value of the constant.

So,

When