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Next, click the Show Legend box to remove the check mark. Click Finish at the bottom of the dialog box. The graph shown in Figure T4 will appear. y y = −(2/3)x + 2 −15 −10 FIGURE T4 The graph of y ϭ Ϫ23 x ϩ 2 over the interval 3Ϫ10, 104 −5 10 8 6 4 2 0 0 −2 −4 −6 5 10 15 x If the interval over which the straight line is to be plotted is not specified, then you may have to experiment to find an appropriate interval for the x-values in your graph. For example, you might first plot the straight line over the interval [Ϫ10, 10].
8 10. 30x Ϫ 20y ϭ 600 11. 1y Ϫ 352 ϭ 0 12. 3 Linear Functions and Mathematical Models Mathematical Models Regardless of the field from which a real-world problem is drawn, the problem is solved by analyzing it through a process called mathematical modeling. The four steps in this process, as illustrated in Figure 28, follow. 3 LINEAR FUNCTIONS AND MATHEMATICAL MODELS Real-world problem Formulate Solution of real-world problem Mathematical model Solve Test FIGURE 28 27 Interpret Solution of mathematical model Mathematical Modeling 1.
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