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

 Jun 7, 2022
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a = k / b   where k is the proportionality constant

 

-6   = k / -3

 

-6 * -3  =  k =   18

 

So when b = 8

 

a  = 18 / 8     =    9/4       

 

 

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 Jun 7, 2022

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