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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1.11, Problem 9E
To determine

To find:

The equation given that the statement

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 9E

The equation is y=kst

Explanation of Solution

Given:

  y is proportional to s and inversely proportional as t

Concept used:

If the quantities x and y are related by an equation

  y=kx

For some constant k0

That is y varies inversely as x or y is inversely proportional to x

The constant k is called constant proportionality

Calculation:

If the quantities y,s and t are related by an equation

  yαst

  y=kst

For some constant k0

That is y varies inversely t or y is inversely proportional to t

The constant k is called constant proportionality

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