# Compare linear and non linear function

- Author:
- Mathguru, Walch Education

- Topic:
- Functions

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 .