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if a bass has a length of x inches, where x is between 20 and 25 inches, its weight can be estimated by the formula W(x)=0.96x-14.4. a)what length of bass weighs 6.8 pounds? b)what lengths of bass weigh less than 6.8 pounds? i dont even know where to start...

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  1. anonymous
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    ur answers must be between 20 and 25 W(x)=mass="pounds"

  2. anonymous
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    i still dont know where to start ive tried putting those values in the equation for x but the answers i get are unrealistic

  3. anonymous
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    ur given the mass 6.8 ur equation W(x)=0.96x-14.4 since W(x) = mass when x value is used so 6.8=0.96x-14.4 solve for x

  4. anonymous
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    ok i got 22.1. i think what i was doing wrong was putting the x value in for both x's in the equation

  5. anonymous
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    Lol....

  6. anonymous
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    ^^

  7. anonymous
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    its too late at night i need some sleep :)

  8. anonymous
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    so the second part of the question would be any fish with a length "less than " 22.1 weigh less than 6.8 pounds, right?

  9. anonymous
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    yes =D goodnight

  10. anonymous
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    thanks soooo much

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