Sandra enters a pumpkin growing contest each year. Currently, her pumpkin measures 36 inches in circumference. Using data from previous years she models the weekly growth for her pumpkin with the equation y = 2x + 36. What is the meaning of the y-intercept in the equation? A) end date of the contest Eliminate B) starting date of the contest C) starting size of the pumpkin D) largest size the pumpkin can grow

Accepted Solution

Hi there.

Using process of elimination & some logic, I believe the answer is:

C) starting size of the pumpkin

I hope this turned out right!