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You water the plants in your classroom at a constant rate. After 5 seconds, your watering can contains 58 ounces of water. Fifteen seconds later, the can contains 28 ounces of water.

a. Write an equation in slope-intercept form that represents the amount yy (in ounces) of water in the can after xx seconds.

Bren2023  Oct 2, 2018
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y=amount of oz in can originally. 
x=number of oz of water every second comes out of the container. 
y-5x=58
y=5x+58

y-15x=28
5x+58-15x=28
-10x=28-58
-10x=-30
x=3
y=73

 

Hope this helps!

CurryCrafterMaster  Oct 2, 2018

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