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On your own graph paper, draw axes, decide on a scale, and plot points to represent the data in the table below. Does this data appear to be proportional? Explain why or why not.  

Quantity x

Quantity y

Remember that proportional means that there is a multiplier you can use to find one quantity when you are given the other.
What do you multiply by to get ? Finding the multiplier should be easier with the smaller numbers.

In both cases you multiply by , this is true for every and pair.

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