In the following table, the two quantities x and y vary inversely. Find the missing numbers.

x

14

42

b

y

12

a

28

 

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

Expert Answer:

Since x and y vary inversely, the product of x and y remains constant, therefore

Consider,

 

Again,

 

Hence, a = 4 and b = 6.

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