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What are the instructions for this? What are you trying to do? Please be specific. Thank you.

Eliz.

This is a word problem that we are doing for extra credit. It is as follows:

According to the American Medical Association, the percentage of potential employees testing positive for ill eagle drugs on the decline.

The Function (

What percentage of people applying for jobs tested positive for illegal drugs in 1993?

Any help would be greatly appreciated

According to the American Medical Association,

the percentage of potential employees testing positive for illegall drugs on the decline.

The function: \(\displaystyle \L P(t)\:=\:\frac{73t^{\frac{1}{3}}\,-\,28t^{\frac{2}{3}}}{t}\,\) models the percentage \(\displaystyle P(t)\)

\(\displaystyle \;\;\)of people applying for jobs who test positive \(\displaystyle t\) years after 1985.

What percentage of people applying for jobs tested positive for illegal drugs in 1993?

Your questions are scary . . .

Don't say "equation" unless you mean it.

We are given

\(\displaystyle 1993\) means \(\displaystyle t\,=\,8\) . . . Plug it in !