# Math/Algebra?

The equation y=10.8x+6.8 estimates the amount that businesses will spend, in billions of dollars, on a certain business technology, where X is the number of years after 2004. For what years will be spending be more than $104 billion?

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- jacob sLv 74 weeks ago
y = 10.8x + 6.8 estimates the amount that businesses will spend, in billions of dollars

Now when is y = $104 billion

So, plug y = 104

104 = 10.8x + 6.8

10.8x = 97.2

x = 97.2/10.8 = 9

So, year = 2004 +9 = 2013

Spending will be more than $104 billion more than _______9_____ years after 2004.

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