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lanipr Hello everyone. I have spent a long time trying to figure this problem out. I have an exam soon and I am at the stage of anxiety because I cannot move forward studying because I am still not understanding what appears to be a simple problem here. I think that the "where x=0" part is really throwing me off. Any help would be greatly appreciated! thank you.
Problem:
Model the problem with a linear equation
An investment is worth $2958 in 1995. By 2000 it has grown to $5628. Let y be the value of the investment in the year x, where x = 0 represents 1995. Write a linear equation that models the value of the investment in the year x.