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.
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)
Write a sentence that explains the meaning of the ordered pair
in the context of this problem.
The length of a hanging spring is
inches when a
ounce weight is attached to it.
- az_lenderLv 72 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.