Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Graphs and Graphing Utilities - Exercise Set - Page 161: 83


The correct graph of the given story “An airplane flew from Miami to San Francisco” is (b).

Work Step by Step

This graph shows that the height of the plane increased at the start and attained a stable height for a while and then the height decreased when it landed. According to the statement, this graph depicts the given condition most appropriately. Therefore, the graph (b) is correct.
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