# Suppose y varies inversely with x and x = 12 when y = 3 what is the equation of the inverse variation?

Jun 13, 2015

You multiply the two to get the constant $C$
$C = x \cdot y = 12 \cdot 3 = 36$
$x \cdot y = C \to x \cdot y = 36 \to y = \frac{36}{x}$