# Public School Teacher - Annual Salary - Algebra

by Sha

(Atlanta, GA)

problem #1

the expression: 553.7x+27,966

can be used to approximate the average annual salary in dollars of public school teacher in the year 1985+x

1.what was the average teacher's salary in 1993?

2. in which year will the average salary reach $45,000?

problem #2

the price of a stock on friday was $39. on the following monday, the price went up $3, on tuesday, it went down $5, and on wednesday, it went down another $2. what is the price of the stock then?