# If y varies inversely as x and the constant of variation is 30, what is y when x = 6?

Aug 4, 2016

$y = 5$

#### Explanation:

$y = \frac{k}{x}$
where $k$ is the constant and $k = 30$
So
$y = \frac{30}{x}$
when $x = 6$
$y = \frac{30}{6}$
or
$y = 5$