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anonymous
 5 years ago
The equation, y = 12841(1.01)x , represents the average cost of an education at a private college, after 1990. What is the average cost in 1990 (x = 0)?
A. $12,969
B. $12,841
C. $13,122
D. $13,099
Wouldnt the answer be A? (:
anonymous
 5 years ago
The equation, y = 12841(1.01)x , represents the average cost of an education at a private college, after 1990. What is the average cost in 1990 (x = 0)? A. $12,969 B. $12,841 C. $13,122 D. $13,099 Wouldnt the answer be A? (:

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0assuming this is \[12841(10.1)^x\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i mean \[12841(1.01)^x\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(1.01)^0=1\] so you just get the number in front

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which is what i did then i multiplied and got 12969.41 .... i must have mis calculated hold on i will try again

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hold on multiplied by what? 1 times any number is just that number.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but isnt it 1.01 not 1?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh no. anything to the power of zero is 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have \[12841(1.01)^x\] i am fairly sure the x is in the exponent. this is growth of 1% per year. when you replace x by 0 you get what you started with, which is the number out front, because \[(1.01)^0=1\]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ahhh i see now (: Thank you!!!

myininaya
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey poplak come look at the cool problem i did :)
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