Posted by **aaron** on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 2:45pm.

an editor gets a 2110 raise each year. after 8 years she makes 51,700 per year. write an equation that gives her income as a function of how many years she has worked

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**Steve**, Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 5:17pm
starting at P, her pay after y years is

p(y) = P+2110y

We know that p(8) 51700, so

P+2110*8 = 51700

P = 51700-16880

P = 34820

So, the final equation is

p(y) = 34820 + 2110y

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