Math
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Hwan decides to lose weight before the wrestling season begins. He weighs 148 pounds now and loses one pound per week for six weeks. Let y represent Hwan’s weight and let x represent the time in weeks. What is the slope of the line?
The y intercept is 148

Steve
1lb/6wk = 1/6 lb/wk
that is the slope
y = 148  x/6 
School123
I dont get it

Reiny
Same question as this.
https://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1512426111
why are you repeating it ??
btw, it said he loses one pound per week for 6 weeks
so the equation could be written
y = x + 148 , x ≤ 6
"the for 6 weeks" simply limits the domain of the function so the results stay within logical limitations.
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