# Is #xy=4# a direct of inverse variation?

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Apr 1, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

To understand the operation of this equation:

the equation can be solved for a few values of

Suppose we choose values for

Then for

Then for

Then for

Suppose now we choose values for

Then for

Then for

Then for

In either case we saw that as the value of **increased**, the value of **decreased** and vice versa, so the variation between the two is **inverse**.