# If the temperature increases gets hotter as the

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If the temperature increases (gets hotter) as the distance from the surface increases, then the slope is positive. If the temperature decreases (gets colder) as the distance from the surface increases, then the slope is negative.
4. What is the slope of your equation? ( 1 point )
5. Write an equation that models the relationship between your variables. ( 1 point ) Interpreting the Equation 6. Identify and explain what each term represents in the temperature model. a) The slope ( 1 point ) b) The y -intercept ( 1 point Graph the line )
7. Identify three points on your line. ( 1 point ) 8. Using the coordinates from question 7, calculate the slope of your line. Does it match the slope from your model? ( 2 points ) Graph the Equation 9. On the graph below, plot the points and sketch your line. ( 4 points: 1 for each graphed point, 1 for the line)
Find the Temperature Range 10. Complete the sentence for your layer. ( 1 point ) The troposphere is the region that starts at Earth's surface and ends between ____ km and ____ km above Earth. The upper crust is the region that starts at Earth's surface and ends between ____ km and ____ km below Earth's surface.
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