# If xy = –12. What is the constant of variation for this relationship?

Apr 25, 2018

$k = - 12$

#### Explanation:

$\text{inverse variation equation in standard form is}$

•color(white)(x)y=k/xlarrcolor(blue)"k is the constant of variation"

$\text{given "xy=-12rArry=(-12)/xlarr" in standard form}$

$\text{with } k = - 12$