Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 3 - Introduction to Graphing - 3.1 Reading Graphs, Plotting Points, and Scaling Graphs - 3.1 Exercise Set: 14

Answer

The person weighs more than 200 pounds.

Work Step by Step

The given graph has the person's weight on the x-axis and the number of drinks a person would need to reach a blood-alcohol level of 0.08% on the y-axis. The graph shows (refer to the 7th and 8th bars from the left) that, after 4 drinks consumed in 1 hour, a person who weighs more than 200 pounds will not reach a blood-alcohol level of 0.08%.
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