Posted by **Cassandra** on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 11:45pm.

A rule of thumb states that the ideal weight (in ounces) of a baseball bat for a high school player is 5 ounces more than one third of the player's height (in inches). Write an expression that describes the ideal weight in ounces of a bat for a high school player who is h inches taller?

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**drwls**, Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 12:50am
W = h/3 + 5

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**111**, Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 3:33pm
A rule of thumb states that the ideal weight (in ounces) of a baseball bat for a high school baseball player is 5 ounces more than one third of the playerâ€™s height (in inches).

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**tutor**, Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 2:25pm
For a, h/3 + 5

For b, you have to find last years height first.

66/3 + 5 = 27 oz

Then find this years height

69/3 + 5 = 28 oz

The answer is 1 more oz.

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