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During an experiment that Paul and Dawn performed the stretch of a spring was directly proportional to the force applied to the spring. When they put the data on a graph, they would expect to have what type of curve?
Answers: Hyperbola, parabola, straight line, none of the above answers.

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  1. Proportionality of one variable with another, as in this case, indicates a linear relationship.

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