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Homework Help: algebra

Posted by karen on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 5:19pm.

please help!

The following equation can be used to predict the average height of boys anywhere between birth and 15
years old: y = 2.79x +25.64 where x is the age (in years) and y is the height (in inches).

a. What does the slope represent in this problem? Interpret it in context.

b. What does the y-intercept represent in this problem? Interpret it in context.

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