Wierzycaz

2021-05-01

The average height of a 2 year old boy is 38 inches; an 8 year old averages 56 inches. Use this information to write a linear equation that models the height (in inches), y, in terms of the age (in years), x. Use the linear equation to predict the average height of a 5 year-old boy.

i1ziZ

Skilled2021-05-02Added 92 answers

Represent the given data as points:

Find the slope

Use the slope-intercept form of a line:

Substitute any point, say (2,38) and

So, the linear equation is:

To predict the average height of a 5 year-old boy, substitute

Jeffrey Jordon

Expert2021-09-14Added 2575 answers

Answer is given below (on video)