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This video is for the redesigned SAT which is for you if you are taking the SAT in March 2016 and beyond.

Interpreting linear functions — Basic example
P = 3.53t + 100
The amount of money that farmers in Massachusetts paid to maintain their crops between 1991 and 2008 is modeled by the equation above, where P is the amount of money the farmers paid, in millions of dollars, and t is the year (assuming 1991 is t = 0). What does the 3.53 mean in the equation?
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