Math H.W Algebra

Price: $5 USD

Question description

Hi dear, I dont understand this math problem and its for tomorrow can you help me!! 

Sound travels at approximately one fifth 1/5 of a mile per second. There fore, for every 5 second difference between seeing lightning and hearing thunder, we can estimate that a storm is approximately 1 mile away. Let f(X) represent the distance (in miles) that a storm is from an observer. Let x represent the time (in number of seconds) between seeing lightning and hearing thunder.
a) Write the linear fuction that models this situation and state its domain.
b) Use your function to approximate how far away a storm is for the following numbers of seconds between seeing the lightning and hearing the thunder: 
4 seconds
12 seconds
16 seconds
c) If the storm is 4.2 miles away, how many secods will pass between seeing the lightning and hearing the thunder? 

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
School: Boston College
Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1819 tutors are online

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors