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  • one year ago

Which function below has the lowest y intercept? g(x) Al had two dozen donuts when he walked into the office, but every cubicle he passed, he lost 2 donuts. h(x) h(x) = 6x + 1 or..

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @jim_thompson5910 I'm not sure if you're online or not but I was just wondering if I could get some help

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    a.f(x) b.g(x) c.h(x) d.The functions all have the same y intercept.

  4. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    are you able to find the equation for g(x) ?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    umm I'm not sure..

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I mean, is it y=24x-2?

  7. Teddyiswatshecallsme
    • one year ago
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    y = mx + b where B is the y intercept so you're basically just looking for where the line intercepts the y-axis, and to me it just sounds like you're finding the lowest numerical value.

  8. jim_thompson5910
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    not quite

  9. anonymous
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    uhh ok..could you please clarify?

  10. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    it's actually g(x) = -2x + 24 the slope is -2, signifying he loses 2 donuts per cubicle (x = # of cubicles he passes) the y-intercept is 24, which is what he starts with

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok, makes sense. Sorry

  12. jim_thompson5910
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    as Teddyiswatshecallsme posted, the equation I have is in the form y = mx+b m = -2 is the slope b = 24 is the y-intercept

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So do I just look at all the B's and find which is the lowest?

  14. jim_thompson5910
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    exactly

  15. Teddyiswatshecallsme
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    Its important to note that f(x) is the same as y, and g(x) is just the changed form of f(x)

  16. jim_thompson5910
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    with the graph, the y-intercept is the point where it crosses the vertical y axis

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok so is h(x) the lowest? Since it's B is 1?

  18. anonymous
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    I'm pretty sure the answer is C but ha I'm not sure

  19. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    yeah the graph has a y intercept of 2 (larger than h(x)'s y intercept) and g(x) has the largest y intercept of 24

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok thank you tons!! I really appreciate it!

  21. jim_thompson5910
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    you're welcome

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