# SOLUTION: If y varies inversely as x, and y = 12 when x = 6, what is K, the variation constant? A. 1&#8260;3 C. 72 B. 2 D. 144

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Inverses Question 239279: If y varies inversely as x, and y = 12 when x = 6, what is K, the variation constant? A. 1⁄3 C. 72 B. 2 D. 144Answer by stanbon(57967)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If y varies inversely as x y = k/x --------------------------- y = 12 when x = 6, what is K, the variation constant? 12 = k/6 k = 72 ============== Cheers, Stan H. -------------------- A. 1⁄3 C. 72 B. 2 D. 144