college algebra
posted by Anonymous .
A piece of pottery is removed from a kiln and allowed to cool in a controlled environment. The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) of the pottery after it is removed from the kiln is shown for various times (in minutes) in the following table.
Time(min) Temperature (F)
15 2200
20 2150
30 2050
60 1750
a.) Find a linear model for the temperature of the pottery after t minutes
b.) Explain the meaning of the slope of this line in the context of the problem.
c.) Assuming that the temperature continues to decrease at the same rate, what will be the temperature of the pottery in 3 hours?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

college algebra
A piece of pottery is removed from a kiln and allowed to cool in a controlled environment. The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) of the pottery after it is removed from the kiln is shown for various times (in minutes) in the following … 
Materials Transport
You have a kiln where theinterior is a cube with an edge length of 30 cm. The walls of the kiln are made of an insulating refactory, and are 10 cm thick. The thermal conductivity of the refractory is .06 W/mK. The interior of the kiln … 
college algebra
A piece of pottery is removed from a kiln and allowed to cool in a controlled environment. The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) of the pottery after it is removed from the kiln is shown for various times (in minutes) in the following … 
algebra
A piece of pottery is removed from a kiln and allowed to cool in a controlled environment. The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) of the pottery after it is removed from the kiln is shown for various times (in minutes) in the following … 
algebra
A piece of pottery is removed from a kiln and allowed to cool in a controlled environment. The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) of the pottery after it is removed from the kiln for various times (in minutes) is shown in the following … 
algebra
A piece of pottery is removed from a kiln and allowed to cool in a controlled environment. The temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) of the pottery after it is removed from the kiln for various times (in minutes) is shown in the following … 
Chemistry
A skillet made of Iron (Fe) weighing 1.8 kg is heated on a stove to a temperature of 202 degrees C. If the skillet is removed from the stove and allowed to cool to room temperature (21 degrees C), how much heat must be removed from … 
physics
how much heat must be removed from 14 lbs of aluminum block in order to cool it from 80 degrees fahrenheit to 15 degrees fahrenheit? 
math
Ben sells 7/12 of the pottery he made. Of the remaking pottery, 3/5 are vases and the rest are bowls. What fraction of all the pottery is the unsold bowls? 
gerund phrases
1. identify the gerund phrase(s) 1.Setting turquoise stones in silver is a common jewelrymaking practice. setting turquoise stones < 2.The Pueblo also earn their money by shaping pottery. shaping pottery < 3.The next step …