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On a particular day, the linear function

$f(x)=-3.52 x+58.6$

approximates the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit above the surface of Earth, where $x$ is in thousands of feet and $f(x)$ gives the temperature.

(a) When the height is $5000$ feet, what is the temperature? Solve analytically.

(b) When the temperature is $-15^{\circ} \mathrm{F}$, what is the height? Solve analytically.

(c ) Explain how the answers in parts (a) and (b) can be supported graphically.

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1 of 10$f(x)=-3.52x+58.6$

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