{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

# SLP 2 - spend the number of hours you spend on the phone...

This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

TUI UNIVERSITY Dean J. Keveles Module 2 Session Long Project BUS306 Quantitative Reasoning Dr. Jolanta Auden July 20, 2011

This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document
Problem: Think of a mathematical function that represents something from your own life. For example, suppose the number of beers you drink depends on the number of football games you watch. If you drink five beers during every football game, the function would be Number of Beers (B)=5 times Number of Football Games (F), or B=5F. Write a brief describing this function that comes from your own life. It could be something about the amount of money you
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: spend, the number of hours you spend on the phone, etc. Solution: I like eating pizza. Each slice of pizza costs \$1.50. The total amount of money (x) that I spend in one year on eating pizza is a function of number of slices (n) I purchase in that year. For example, if I eat just one slice, the total amount I have spent is \$1.50. If I eat three slices, the total amount is \$4.50 (3*\$1.50). Therefore, for a total of (n) slices of pizza that I consume in a year, the total amount (x) will be represented in a linear function as: x = \$1.50 times n or f(x) = 1.5n...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

### Page1 / 2

SLP 2 - spend the number of hours you spend on the phone...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document
Ask a homework question - tutors are online