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Bad Tomatoes Investigation

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Introduction

BAD TOMATOES

In my experiment, I will investigate how the tomatoes turn bad and try to figure out a constant rule, for the time taken for boxes of tomatoes to go bad.

Part 1

Here is the tray of 16 tomatoes;

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Middle

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This box measures 3*3

This box measures 5*5

This tray measures 6*6

My results have shown me that as the size of a tray of tomatoes increases, the time taken for a tray of tomatoes to turn bad also increases. I have also found that whatever a tray size may be, the maximum amount of tomatoes to turn bad in that particular tray, will always be the same as the size of the tray. Eg. A tray measuring 5*5 will have a maximum of 5 tomatoes, which turn bad.

I have also found a formula, which tells

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Conclusion

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The next infinite tray will have the bad tomato in the middle of the tray along the first column.

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