Inverse proportion problem

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if y [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/x
would 2y [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/0.5x
or 2y [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/2x

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Hello

if y [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/x
would 2y [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/0.5x
or 2y [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/2x

thank you for any replies
if y [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/x then
y [itex]\propto[/itex] 2y [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/0.5x [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/x [itex]\propto[/itex] 1/2x
 
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y ∝ 1/x means y = k/x for some constant k. For your question, it means simply change the constant.
 

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