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anonymous
 5 years ago
kelli lights a candle after 4 minutes it's 8 inches tall after 16 minutes it's 5 inches tall which equation in slope intercept form represents the height of the candle after x minutes y=1/4x+9, y=1/4x+4, y=4x+24, or y=4x+4
anonymous
 5 years ago
kelli lights a candle after 4 minutes it's 8 inches tall after 16 minutes it's 5 inches tall which equation in slope intercept form represents the height of the candle after x minutes y=1/4x+9, y=1/4x+4, y=4x+24, or y=4x+4

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Chris
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, so slope intercept form is always y = mx +b  where m is the rate of change, and b is the constant

Chris
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in this problem, they're giving you the "y" value  the height of the candle

Chris
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I"m going to make you work through this one, but it will be worth it

Chris
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so they give you two equations with the two pieces of information in the word problem

Chris
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in both cases, they give you y  the height of the candle, and x  the time since it was lit

Chris
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01. 8 = m*4 +b  where m is the "slope"  or rate of change of the height of the candle 2. 5 = m*16 + b

Chris
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you solve for the two variables given those two equations?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well srry i will try to do it i have to get ready for bed now
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