Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-3 Slope-Intercept Form - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 45

Answer

Y=-1000x+25000 $ \fbox{2030}$

Work Step by Step

M=-1000 B=25000 You start out with 25000 bears so that is the y-intercept. The amount of polar bears declines by 1000 each year so the slope is -1000. Make an equation: y=-1000x+25000 Find when y equals 0: -1000x=-25000 x=25 $ \fbox{2030}$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.