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Analyzing Functions in Context

Analyzing Functions in Context 1.10 - Solution

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To find the and intercepts we have to identify the points where the line crosses the axes.

intercept

The intercept is the point where the graph crosses the axis. From the graph, we can see that this occurs at

The intercept is Since the graph measures height in feet on the axis and time in minutes on the axis, the intercept tells us that after minutes, the plane is away from earth, which means it has landed.

intercept

The intercept is the point where the graph crosses the axis. From the graph, we can see that this occurs at

The intercept is The intercept can be interpreted as the altitude of flight SK903 when the AFAR started recording flight data. The plane was then at the altitude