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anonymous
 5 years ago
The percentage of automobile cunsumers who are under 50 years of age degreased linerly from 55.9% in 1990 to 52.4% in 2005. Predeict when the percentage will be 48%?
anonymous
 5 years ago
The percentage of automobile cunsumers who are under 50 years of age degreased linerly from 55.9% in 1990 to 52.4% in 2005. Predeict when the percentage will be 48%?

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Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Just use the slope formula to get the slope, then use the point slope formula to find the equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, \[52.455.9/10590\]?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well somewhere I'm getting hung up...so i end up with 3.5/15. Then go \[55.9=3.5/15(90)+b? \]

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if this is right, that's where I'm stuck. I now have to predict when it will be 48%? Plug 48 into y? Solve

Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Sorry, I thought you were using the point slope form. You decided to do this the other way... What do you get for b?

Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So what is your y = mx + b formula now?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Should i plug the 48 in as y?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[48=3.5/15x+76.9\] Solve for x

Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes,and what do you get for x?

Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I get year 2023 and 10.2/12 months

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hmm...so first I 76.9 from both sides?

Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so right around October of year 2023

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0End up with 28.9 = 3.5/15x

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do I convert m to 2.33?

Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You should just solve it without converting.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So did you get 433.5/3.5?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So in years 1900 + 123.6 = 2023.6? That seems a lot close to what you had

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wow...what a pain. OK, well thank you for the time. That is a lot closer to a realistic answer. Just need to make sure I follow each step carefully. Thanks again.
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