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11-5.

After noon, the number of people in Mal-Wart grows steadily until 6:00 PM. If the equation*y*= 228 + 58*x*represents the number of people in the store*x*hours after noon: 11-5 HW eTool (Desmos). Homework Help ✎How many people were in the store at noon?

At what rate is the number of shoppers growing?

When were there 402 shoppers in the store?

Find the starting value in the equation.

228

Find the growth rate in the equation.

58 people every hour

Let *y* equal 402 and then solve for *x*.