The water temperature in the ocean varies inversely with the depth of the water. The deeper a person dives, the colder the water becomes. At a depth of 1,100 meters, the water temperature is 5° Celsius. What is the water temperature at a depth of 900 meters? Find the constant of proportionality k. k = (If needed, round answer to 2 decimal places.) Using the k from above find the water temperature in degrees Celsius at a depth of 900 meters. The water temperature will be Celsius. (If needed, round answer to 2 decimal places.)

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The water temperature in the ocean varies inversely with the depth of the water. The deeper a person
dives, the colder the water becomes. At a depth of 1,100 meters, the water temperature is 5° Celsius.
What is the water temperature at a depth of 900 meters?
Find the constant of proportionality k.
k =
(If needed, round answer to 2 decimal places.)
Using the k from above find the water temperature in degrees Celsius at a depth of 900 meters.
The water temperature will be
Celsius. (If needed, round answer to 2 decimal places.)
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The water temperature in the ocean varies inversely with the depth of the water. The deeper a person dives, the colder the water becomes. At a depth of 1,100 meters, the water temperature is 5° Celsius. What is the water temperature at a depth of 900 meters? Find the constant of proportionality k. k = (If needed, round answer to 2 decimal places.) Using the k from above find the water temperature in degrees Celsius at a depth of 900 meters. The water temperature will be Celsius. (If needed, round answer to 2 decimal places.)