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anonymous
 5 years ago
In 1977, the price of a scientific calculator was $175. In 2004, the price was $15. Assuming the change in price was linear, what was the approximate price of a scientific calculator in 1998? * help please*
anonymous
 5 years ago
In 1977, the price of a scientific calculator was $175. In 2004, the price was $15. Assuming the change in price was linear, what was the approximate price of a scientific calculator in 1998? * help please*

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In 1977, price= 175 dollars In 2004, price=15 dollars Difference in no. of years=20041977=27 years Change in price= 17515=160 Or, in 27 years, price reduces by 160 dollars. Now, 19981977=21 years Therefore, in 21 years, reduction in price=(160/27)*21=124.45 Dollars (approx)
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