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Analyzing Functions in Context

Analyzing Functions in Context 1.8 - 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 temperature in degrees Fahrenheit on the axis and time in minutes on the axis, the intercept tells us that after minutes, the temperature of the sample is

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 It can be interpreted as the temperature at the time when Professor Jorgensen started the experiment. The temperature was at that time.