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### Grade 6 - Mathematics7.6 Inverse Variation or Inverse Proportion

 Inverse Variation or Indirect Variation Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.

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### Grade 6 - Mathematics7.6 Inverse Variation or Inverse Proportion

 Q 1: Some people working at the rate of 6 hours a day can complete the work in 19 1/2 days. As they have received another contract, they want to finish this work early. Now they start working 6 1/2 hours a day. In how many days will they finish this work?20 days18 days16 days Q 2: 35 carts are needed to transport the entire grain in a warehouse at the rate of 8 bags a truck. But the truck drivers objected saying it was too heavy and carried only 7 bags a truck. How many more trucks are needed to transport the grain?549 Q 3: At the rate of 28 lines per page, a book has 300 pages. If the book has to contain only 280 pages, how many lines should a page contain?30 lines32 lines29 lines Q 4: In an army camp, there is food for 8 weeks for 1200 people. After 3 weeks, 300 more soldiers joined the camp. For how many more weeks will the food last?another 3 weeksanother 4 weeksanother 5 weeks Q 5: 24 people can construct a house in 15 days. But the owner would like to finish the work in 12 days. How many more workers should he employ?786 Q 6: The number 'r' varies inversely as 's' and the constant of variation is 20. Find s when r=5; and find r when s=-2.-10 and 5 respectively-10 and 4 respectively4 and -10 respectively5 and -10 respectively Q 7: If y varies inversely as x; and x=6 when y=-3, find y when x=-9.362 Q 8: A farmer has enough grain to feed 50 cattle for 10 days. He sells 10 cattle. For how many days will the grain last now?40 days50 days55 days Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!