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The temperature at sunrise is 65F. Each hour during the day, the temperature rises 5F. Write an equation that models the temperature y, in degrees Fahrenheit, after x hours during the day.

I need help writing the equation, I don't want the answer to the equation but I want help writing the equation, so I can solve it. an someone help?

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  1. now: temp = 65
    after 1 hour temp = 65 + 5(1)
    after 2 hours temp = 65 + 5(2)
    after 3 hours temp = 65 + 5(3)
    ...
    after x hours temp = 65 + 5x

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