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The length of a hanging spring is a function of the weight attached to the end of the spring and can be approximated by

L = f(x) = 5 + 0.25x,

 where L is the length, in inches, of the spring when a weight of x ounces is attached to the spring.

(a)

Find the ordered pair to complete the following table.

 x    L   (x, L) 

 0    5   (0,5)

 4    6   (4, 6) 

 8   (answer) (answer)             

12  8  (12, 8) 

(b)

Write a sentence that explains the meaning of the ordered pair

(12, 8)

 in the context of this problem.

The length of a hanging spring is

 inches when a

 ounce weight is attached to it.

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  • 2 months ago

    The missing pair is (8,7).

    The length of a hanging spring is 7 when an 8-ounce weight is attached to it.

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