# If y varies inversely as x and y = 725 when x = 20, how do you find x when y is 50?

##### 1 Answer

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

When you are told that

#x*y=k#

where

#20*725=14500#

So your

#xy=14500#

If you want to know your

#x*50=14500#

so

#x=14500/50#

meaning that

#x=290# .