Define inverse variation and give an example.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Two quantities x and y are said to be vary inversely to each other if their product xy is a constant.

i.e., xy = k, where k is a positive number.

Example: The number of persons and time taken by them to finish a certain job vary inversely.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM