# If y varies inversely as x, and y = 12 when x = 6, what is K, the variation constant?

Mar 14, 2018

color(magenta)(K=72

#### Explanation:

If $y$ varies inversely as $x$, and $y = 12$ and $x = 6$,

$K = x y$

$K = 12 \times 6$

color(magenta)(K=72

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