Posted by **amber** on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:23pm.

A small college opened in 1999. In the linear model below, x represents the number of years after 1999, and y represents the student population. Interpret the slope.

y = 576 + 173x

Answer choices are:::

A: An additional year of the college being open is associated with an additional 576 students.

B: An additional year of the college being open is associated with an additional 403 students.

C:An additional year of the college being open is associated with an additional 173 students.

D:An additional year of the college being open is associated with an additional 749 students.