# Help me!!!!?

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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- 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.

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