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The data in the adjacent table depicts the length of a person's forehand and their corresponding height. Based on this data, a student finds a relationship between the height (y) and the forehand length (x) as y = ax + b, where a, b are constant.

Length ‘x’ of forehand (in cm) |
Height 'y' (in inches) |

35 | 56 |

45 | 65 |

50 | 69.5 |

55 | 74 |

Find a and b

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#### Solution

The relation is y = 0.9x + 24.5

When compare with y = ax + b

a = 0.9, b = 24.5

Concept: Functions

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