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anonymous
 one year ago
HELP PLEASE!!
Can anyone help me with this, I have tried several different ways I still can seem to get it.
A detective notes that 118 burglaries were reported through May of this year
a. Create an equation that expresses the number of burglaries as a function of time (in months).
b. Use this equation to estimate the number of burglaries through the end of the year.
anonymous
 one year ago
HELP PLEASE!! Can anyone help me with this, I have tried several different ways I still can seem to get it. A detective notes that 118 burglaries were reported through May of this year a. Create an equation that expresses the number of burglaries as a function of time (in months). b. Use this equation to estimate the number of burglaries through the end of the year.

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amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we have 2 points of reference ... (0,jan) and (118,may) form a line from the 2 points

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well, 0 might be for the begining of the year, day1 how many months does it take to get to may?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then in 5 months there have been 118 burglars for an average of 118/5 per month, what can we do with this rate of change?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0THIS IS WERE I AM CONFUSED

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if 118/5 burglars happen in 1 month, then how many happen in 3 months? in 5 months? in 12 months? think about it.

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[burglars=\frac{burglars}{month}*month\] \[burglars=burglars*\cancel{\frac{month}{month}}^{=1}\]
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