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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

The temperature was 56 degrees this morning but dropped one degree per hour through the rest of the day. Write the linear equation for this problem in y=mx+b form. Note: this equation has a negative slope (m).

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  1. Rogue
    • 4 years ago
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    Y = 56 - x

  2. Rogue
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    The b is the initial temperature, your slope is -1 since the temperature is dropping 1 degree per hour. y = -1x + 56 = 56 -x

  3. anonymous
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    how is the slope -1?

  4. anonymous
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    sorry. i got it. " temperature is dropping 1 degree per hour"

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