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Suppose that a is inversely proportional to b. If a = 6 when b = 3, find a when b = 8. Express your answer as a fraction.

 Sep 1, 2021
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a = k / b,  where k==constant of proportionality.

 

6 = k/ 3, solve for k

k ==3 x 6 ==18

 

a==k / b

a == 18 / 8 ==9 /4

 Sep 1, 2021

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