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anonymous
 5 years ago
Can someone please help me solve this: In 1920, the record for a certain race was 46.7 sec. In 1930 it was 46.5 sec. Let R(t)=the record in the race and t=the number of years since 1920. Find a linear function that fits the data(Round to the nearest hundredth)
anonymous
 5 years ago
Can someone please help me solve this: In 1920, the record for a certain race was 46.7 sec. In 1930 it was 46.5 sec. Let R(t)=the record in the race and t=the number of years since 1920. Find a linear function that fits the data(Round to the nearest hundredth)

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0easy cake. change in R(t) for every 10 increments of t is .2 so .2/10=.02 R(t)=.02t+46.7

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok now i need to know how to figure out the predicted record for 2003

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think the correct answer would be 45.04 is that right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmmm? sorry was away. 20031920=83 20061920=86 plug those in to t

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first one's right second one's 44.98

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok that's what I came up with too

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok now my next task is to figure out when the recod will be 44.76 sec

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so R(t)=44.76 44.76=.02t+46.7 solve for t
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