Practice!

Sample Problem

Complete the table of values for the inverse variation model y=k/x2 where k=4 (for answers <1, give your in simplified fraction form, i.e. 0.333333 = 1/3)

 

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4

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Solution

The inverse variation model with k=4 gives y=4/x‑2.

y=4/22=1

y=4/42=1/4

y=4/62=1/9

y=4/82=1/16

y=4/102=1/25

y=4/122=1/36

y=4/142=1/49