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graph of time(hours) by height (inches)At an aunt’s wedding, Nicolas collected data about an ice sculpture that was about to completely melt. A graph of his data is shown at right. Homework Help ✎

  1. Write an equation for a line of best fit. What are the units for the slope and y-intercept in the equation?

Use y = mx + b.

  1. Based on your equation, how tall was the ice sculpture one hour before Nicolas started measuring?

  • Read this question carefully.

  • 12.5 inches