Math 116
posted by Taffany on .
Search Results for "The equation y=1777+27153 can be used to predict the number y gun deaths i the United States x years after 2000, that is x=0 corresponds to 2000 x3 corresponds to 2003 x=6 corresponds to 2006 and so on predict the number of gun deaths in 2006 and 2008. In what year will the number of deaths be 9383"

y=1777+27153
I assume you mean
y = 1777 x + 27153
In that case x = (year  2000)
y = (1777)(year2000) + 27153
for example in 2006:
y = (1777) (6) + 27153
= 10662 + 27153
= 16,491
just keep using that equation:
y = (1777)(year2000) + 27153