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December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014

Posted by **jen** on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 8:41pm.

a. find the linear equation that determines the value of the car based on the number of years you own it.

b. when will the car be worth $500?

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**Reiny**, Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 8:54pmrate = -1200 per year

Value = -1200t + 26000

b) set value = 500

500 = -1200n + 26000

1200n = 21000

n = 17.5

In about 17 and a half years

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