Sally S.

asked • 11/01/14

Word problem - pre calc

If An island is 2.8 kilometers from the nearest point, P, on a straight shoreline. A town is 6.3 kilometers down the shore from Point P. If a person can row a boat at an average speed of 4.1 kilometers per hour and the same person can walk 4.6 kilometers per hour, build a mode that expresses the time, T, that it takes to go from the island to the town as a function of the distance, X, from, P, where the person lands the boat.
 
T(x) =

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