OpenStudy (anonymous):

If x varies inversely with y and x = 4 when y = 9, find x when y = 6.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (igreen):

What's 4 / 9?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

x=6

3 years ago
OpenStudy (geerky42):

"x varies inversely with y" means \(y = k \dfrac{1}{x}\). You need to find k first. Plug x=4 and y=9 then solve for k.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (geerky42):

Don't give out answer @siarah99 http://openstudy.com/code-of-conduct

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@iGreen 0.45

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

I don't even think that answer was correct. It's not an answer choice

3 years ago
OpenStudy (geerky42):

Do you know the value of k? @bcheyennehaynes

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

no i can't figure it out.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

oh... thanks, I didn't realize that. @geerky42

3 years ago