Solving Equations of Inverse Variation


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Which of the following formulas shows an inverse variation?

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1. x and y varies inversely. x equals 10 when y = 20. What does x equal when y = 40?

2. What is the constant of variation if y equals 10 when x equals 15.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of using the inverse variation formula. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include formula and solving equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Identify an inverse variation
  • Solving for x in given problem
  • Calculating constant of variation

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about using the inverse variation formula in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve inverse variation formula practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the inverse variation formula and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about using the inverse variation formula, review the lesson Solving Equations of Inverse Variation which covers the following objectives:

  • Define inverse variation
  • Solve inverse variation problems