anonymous
  • anonymous
Sami consulted a dietitian regarding weight loss and was given a nutrition plan to follow. The dietitian informed Sami, if she follows the plan, her results should be in alignment with the following linear model. In this model, x represents the number of weeks on the plan, and y represents Sami's weight (in pounds). Interpret the y-intercept
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jamiebookeater
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anonymous
  • anonymous
\[y=342-2.2x\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Michele_Laino this is the equation it gave me
anonymous
  • anonymous
A.The y-intercept represents Sami's goal weight upon completion of the plan. B.The y-intercept represents Sami's weight upon starting the plan. C.The y-intercept represents the amount of weight Sami should lose in total D.The y-intercept represents the amount of weight Sami should lose each week

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anonymous
  • anonymous
i guess what im asking is will u walk me through how to slove the equation
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
the y-intercept, is the weight y at x=0, so we have: y-intercept = 342-2.2*0= 342 Namely the y-intercept is the weight at the starting of the plan
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
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anonymous
  • anonymous
thats awsome but i dont understand
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
since the quantity x measures the number of weeks of the plan, then we have that at x=0, namely at the week number zero, the weight is: y=342- 2.2* 0= 342-0= 342
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
:)
anonymous
  • anonymous
so that doesnt help me to solve the equation
anonymous
  • anonymous
ugh i hate math and i suck at it to
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
please look at the second option
anonymous
  • anonymous
k thanks
Michele_Laino
  • Michele_Laino
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