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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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    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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    Post your answers and i can check them if you want.

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