# If y varies inversely as x, and y = 12 as x = 2, how do you find y for the x-value of 6?

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Jul 9, 2016

#### Explanation:

As

Substituting

Equation can be represented as

Jul 9, 2016

#### Explanation:

Write as an inverse proportion first then make an equation by multiplying by k,

Find the value of k.

You can now find any value of y or x if you are given the x or the y value.