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Bridging Your Thoughts (Homework)

Today  you  completed  the  “Connecting  Bridges”  exploration.    Take  a  moment  to  answer the following questions using this sample data.   

Bridge Length

Total Marbles

6

41

8

32

9

19

11

8

       

1. Generate a scatter plot of bridge length and total marbles. Sketch a line of best fit. Label the graph’s independent and dependent variable appropriately and a reasonable scale for the domain and the range of this situation. 2. Describe the relationship for this situation.

3. Is this situation continuous or discrete? Justify your answer.

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