### Home > CCA > Chapter 11 > Lesson 11.2.2 > Problem 11-52

The function where

*is the time in minutes, could represent the temperature over time of a hot cup of tea placed on the kitchen counter. What does the*

Separate the function into its component numbers and variables:: What purpose does this number serve in the function? What does the

*-axis represent?*

*x*gets bigger. Could it represent a percentage?

The cup of hot tea gets continually closer to represents time, probably in minutes, that has passed.

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