# Write an absolute value inequality for the weight range of each ball

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The table below gives recommended weight ranges for the balls from five different sports. (Hint: Find the average of each weight.)

 Sport Weight range of ball used Volleyball 260-280 grams Basketball 600-650 grams Water Polo 400-450 grams Lacrosse 142-149 grams Football 14-15 ounces

a. Write an absolute value inequality for the weight range of each ball.
b. For each ball, write an absolute value inequality describing the weights of balls that are outside the recommended range.

Barbartos
School: New York University

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Inequalities
December 21, 2017
a)
We wish to use an inequality of form |x − a| ≤ b where x is the weight of any
ball and a and b are constants. In particular, this inequality states that x can
be no more than b and no less than b away from a. Therefore, a must be the
midpoint of the allowed values for...

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Anonymous
Thanks, good work

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