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Snowfall Suppose 5 inches of snow fall before noon
and 2 inches per hour fall thereafter until 10 P.M.
(a) Write a formula that calculates the snowfall S in
inches, x hours past noon.
(b) Use your formula to calculate the total snowfall
at 8 P.M.
(c) How much snow had fallen at 6:15 P.M.?

  • algebra -

    s = 5 + 2x 0 <= x <= 10

    plug in x=8 or x=6.25 for the other parts.

  • algebra -

    S=4.5

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