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  • Related Benchmark: MAFS.912.F-LE.1.2
  • Reporting Category: Functions: Linear, Quadratic, & Exponential Models
  • Type: EE: Equation Editor
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Question:

    A study estimates that the cost of tuition at a university will increase by 2.8% each year. The cost of tuition at the university in 2015 was $33,741.

    The function, B(x), models the estimated tuition cost, where x is the number of years since 2015.

    Click on the blank to enter an expression that completes the function B(x).

  • Possible Answer:

    B(x)=begin mathsize 12px style 33741 left parenthesis 1.028 right parenthesis to the power of x end style

    Other correct responses:

    B(x)=begin mathsize 12px style 33741 left parenthesis 1 plus 0.028 right parenthesis to the power of x end style

    B(x)=begin mathsize 12px style 33741 left parenthesis 1 plus.028 right parenthesis to the power of x end style