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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)? $12,969 $12,841 $13,122 $13,099

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  1. anonymous
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    is it 12,969? thats what i think it is

  2. campbell_st
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    I think your equation should have a power of x... 12841(1.01)^x

  3. anonymous
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    so 12841 you think?

  4. campbell_st
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    well otherwise the cost in 1990 was $0 using your formula...

  5. anonymous
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    1) Anything to the zero power is 1: y = 12841(1.01)^x y = 12841(1.01)^0 y = 12841(1) = $12841

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