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For each of the relationships below, explain whether you think it is best described by a linear function or a nonlinear function. Explain your reasoning.
a. A person's height as a function of the person's age (from age 0 to 100)
b. The probability of getting into a car accident as a function of the speed at which you drive
c. The time it takes you to get to work as a function the speed at which you drive

Be sure you know the difference between the two functions:
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