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# Algebra world problem help?

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- Engr. RonaldLv 71 month ago
given

n1 = 5000

p1 = 23

n2 = 8000

p2 = 8

Solving its slope m

........8 - 23

m =-------------------- = 1/200 or 0.005

..........5000 - 8000

solving for b

p = mn + b

23 = 5000(1/200) + b

23 = 25 + b

23 - 25 = b

b = - 2

The linear equation is p = 0.005n - 2 ....... answer//

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