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The statement " y varies inversely as x means that when x increases, y decreases by the same factor. In other words, the expression xy is constant: ...

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While direct variation describes a linear relationship between two variables, inverse variation describes another kind of relationship. We say y varies inversely  ...

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This means that as x increases, y increases and as x decreases, y decreases— and that the ... We say y varies inversely with x (or as x , in some textbooks) if :.

So if a loaf costs \$2=k, your purchase total,y varies directly with the ... In symbols: x/y^2 = A or x = Ay^2 'x varies inversely as z' means 'If we ...

Sal explains what it means for quantities to vary directly or inversely, and gives many examples of both types of variation.

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Inverse definition, reversed in position, order, direction, or tendency. See more.

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Varies inversely. We say that a quantity a varies inversely as a quantity b, if, when b changes, a changes in the inverse ratio. This means that if b doubles, then a ...