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an editor gets a 2110 raise each year. after 8 years she makes 51,700 per year. write an equation that gives her income as a function of how many years she has worked

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    starting at P, her pay after y years is

    p(y) = P+2110y

    We know that p(8) 51700, so

    P+2110*8 = 51700
    P = 51700-16880
    P = 34820

    So, the final equation is

    p(y) = 34820 + 2110y

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