A rocket burns up at the rate of 3 tons/min after falling out of orbit into the atmosphere.
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A rocket burns up at the rate of 3 tons/min after falling out of orbit into the atmosphere. If the rocket weighed

5400 tons before reentry, express its weight w as a function of the time t, in minutes, of reentry.

weight of the rocket is function w(t).

w(t) = ?

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Since rate of burn is 3 tons/min and initial weight is 5000 tons that means is a linear model... View the full answer

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