Posted by **jen** on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 7:49pm.

The equation y=-1777x+27153 can be used to predict the number y of gun deaths in the united states x years after 2000, that is, x=0 corresponds to 2000 x=3 corresponds to 2003, x=4 corresponds to 2004, and so on. Predict the number of deaths in 2004 and 2009. In what year will the number of deaths be 7606?

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**ALISON**, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 8:08pm
For 2004:

the deaths:....

y=-1777(4)+27153

Solve for y.

For 2009:

deaths....

y=-1777(9)+27153

solve for y.

To find the number of deaths in years...

7606=-1777x +27153

and solve for x.

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**ALISON**, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 8:10pm
Post your answers and i can check them if you want.

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