A regulation professional basketball is to be inflated to 8 pounds per square inch with a margin of error of 0.2 pound per square inch

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a regulation professional basketball is to be inflated to 8 pounds per square inch with a margin of error of 0.2 pound per square inch. Write and solve an equation to find the minimum and maximum air pressure to which the basketball can be inflated

Answer:

Suppose that the pressure in the basketball is given with x. Then, x cannote be more than 0.2 away from 8.

This can be written as an equation with absolute value function:
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