If y varies inversely as x, find the constant of variation if y = 5 when x = -1. a) -5 b) 5 c) -2 <

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If y varies inversely as x, find the constant of variation if y = 5 when x = -1.

a) -5

b) 5

c) -2

d) 2

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    2021-11-23T22:09:49+00:00

    (a) – 5

    since y varies inversely as x then  k = yx ( k is the constant of variation )

    using y = 5 when x = – 1, then k = 5 × – 1 = – 5

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