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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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    W = h/3 + 5

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    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 player’s height (in inches).

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    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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