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anonymous
 one year ago
18. A new truck costs $32,000. The car’s value will depreciate over time, which means it will lose value. For tax purposes, depreciation is usually calculated linearly. If the truck is worth $24,500 after three years, write an explicit formula for the value of the car after n years.
anonymous
 one year ago
18. A new truck costs $32,000. The car’s value will depreciate over time, which means it will lose value. For tax purposes, depreciation is usually calculated linearly. If the truck is worth $24,500 after three years, write an explicit formula for the value of the car after n years.

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Kash_TheSmartGuy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First we need to calculate the percent of change by dividing:\[\frac{ 32500 }{ 24500 }\]@Dallen41

Kash_TheSmartGuy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, 132% as we move the decimal two times to the right.

Kash_TheSmartGuy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Divide 132 by 3 to get the percent of change for one year, so do:\[\frac{ 132 }{ 3 }\]

Kash_TheSmartGuy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now, we can create the formula: \[n=0.44*32500\]
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