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Slope intercept form

In the problem below, assume that the relationship can be expressed as a linear equation in two variables, and use the given information to determine the equation. Express the equation in slope-intercept form.

A new diet fad claims that a person weighing 160 pounds should consume 1620 daily calories and that a 200 pound person should consume 1800 calories a day. Let "y" represent the calories and the "x" the weight of the person in pounds.

a. y = 2/9x + 908
b. y = 9/2X + 920
c. y = -2/9x + 915
d. y = 9/2x + 900
e. y = 9/2x + 858

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The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of slope intercept form.