Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Introduction to Algebra: Variables and Mathematical Models - Exercise Set - Page 13: 101


does not make sense

Work Step by Step

The given model, $ T=0.16n+2.83 ,$ is true for $n$ years $\underline{\text{after}}$ $1980$. Hence, using this in the year $1980$ is not suitable.
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