MATH SOLVE

7 months ago

Q:
# A study was done to investigate the relationship between outdoor temperature and the amount of fluids an outdoor athlete drinks per day. The correlating linear model is shown below, where x represents the number of degrees over 80°F, and y represents the amount of fluids drank (in liters). Interpret the y-intercept. y = 3.85 + 0.55x A. An athlete drinks 7 L per day when the temperature is 80°F. B. An athlete drinks 4.4 L per day when the temperature is 80°F. C. An athlete drinks 3.85 L per day when the temperature is 80°F. D. An athlete drinks 0.55 L per day when the temperature is 80°F.

Accepted Solution

A:

The answer is C because since x is the number of degrees OVER 80, then x is 0 and .55 times 0 is 0, but there is still the y-intercept of 3.85.

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