CCGPS CA 3.5.3 Example 3
Lena has been offered a job with two salary options. The first option is modeled by the function , where is her salary in dollars after years. The second option is represented by the function , where is her salary in dollars after years. If Lena is hoping to keep this position for at least 5 years, which salary option should she choose? Support your answer with a graph.
- Make a general observation.
- Graph both functions on the same coordinate plane.
- Identify the approximate point where is greater than .