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A study was done to investigate the relationship between outdoor temperature and the amount of fluids an outdoor athlete drinks per day. The correlating linear model is shown below, where x represents the number of degrees over 80°F, and y represents the amount of fluids drank (in liters). Interpret the y-intercept

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[y=3.85+0.55x\]

  2. anonymous
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    is the equation they gave me

  3. anonymous
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    @Michele_Laino

  4. Michele_Laino
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    here the y-intercept, is the value of fluid drank by an athlete at x=0, namely at the starting temperature of 80°F

  5. anonymous
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    umm ok i think that made sense

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    @Michele_Laino

  7. Michele_Laino
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    so, the number of liters of fluids, drank by an athlete is: 3.85 +0.55*0=3.85

  8. Michele_Laino
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    at 80°F

  9. anonymous
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    ok

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