Jenille D.

asked • 06/24/17

Worded indicies problem- Find temperature of liquid

When a liquid is placed into a refrigerator, its temperature T°C at a time t minutes is given by the formula
The temperature is initially 100°C and drops to 40°C in 5 minutes.
Find the temperature of liquid after 15 minutes.

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Ira S. answered • 06/24/17

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Jenille D.

The answer is different it's 6.4 degrees


Jordan K.

its because instead of substituting 60 degrees, 40 degrees was meant to be subbed as after 5 minutes the temperature drops to 40 degrees NOT 60 DEGREES


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