Posted by **Tonja** on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 9:05pm.

Length: 2/6/8/9/10

Breaking Weight 24/16/13/11/9

Explain how your equation shows that breaking weight decreases as length increases. Is this pattern reasonable for this situation? Explain.

I used inverse variation equation and found that the equation would be y=96/x with the given data. How do I explain that and is the pattern resonable?

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 9:12pm
It is reasonable, however, itis not an exact fit.

If according to you y=96/x, then xy=96

Now look at your table. I will take the products of lenght*breaking weight

48,96,104,99,90

So it is not an exact fit.

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