# If y varies inversely as x. When x = 6, y = 2. How do you find x when y = 12?

To find x when y = 12, we can use the inverse variation formula. Inverse variation states that y is inversely proportional to x, which can be expressed as y = k/x, where k is the constant of variation.

To find the value of k, we can substitute the given values of x and y into the equation. When x = 6 and y = 2, we have 2 = k/6. Solving for k, we get k = 12.

Now that we have the value of k, we can use it to find x when y = 12. Substituting y = 12 and k = 12 into the inverse variation equation, we get 12 = 12/x. Solving for x, we find x = 1.

Therefore, when y = 12, x = 1.

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