Jamal M.

asked • 03/24/13

A certain mountain has an elevation of 19,570 feet.

In 1904, the glacier on this peak covered 10 acres. By 2000 this glacier had melted to only 1 acre.

(a) Assume that this glacier melted at a constant rate each year find this yearly/acres 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

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Asok B. answered • 03/24/13

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Ph. D in Biochemistry, willing to teach Chemistry, Biochemistry, Math

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