Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Algebra: Graphs, Functions, and Linear Systems - 7.2 Linear Functions and Their Graphs - Exercise Set 7.2: 75

Answer

The statement does not make sense.

Work Step by Step

Tuition and fees are known to increase over time. This means that a linear function that models tuition and fees will be an increasing function that when graphed, will be rising from left to right. An increasing function has a positive slope. Thus, the given statement does not make sense because it involves a negative slope.
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