Jamal M.

asked • 04/17/13

A certain mountain has an elevation of 19,545 feet.

In 1918, the glacier on this peak covered 9 acres. By 2002 this glacier had melted to only 1 acre.

(a) Assume that this glacier melted at a constant rate each year find this yearly rate? (Type a integer or a decimal and round to the nearest thousandth

(b) Use the answer to part (a) to write a linear equation that gives the acreage A of this glacier t years past 1918.

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Tamara J. answered • 04/20/13

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