# If two quantities p and q vary inversely with each other, then ______. - Mathematics

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If two quantities p and q vary inversely with each other, then ______.

#### Options

• p/q remains constant

• p + q remains constant

• p × q remains constant

• p – q remains constant

#### Solution

If two quantities p and q vary inversely with each other, then p × q remains constant.

Explanation:

Since, in inverse proportion, an increase in p cause a proportional decrease in q and vice-versa.

Concept: Concept of Inverse Proportion
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#### APPEARS IN

NCERT Mathematics Exemplar Class 8
Chapter 10 Direct and Inverse Proportions
Exercise | Q 14 | Page 317