# Example 3

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- Walch Education

A clothing store discounts items on a regular schedule. Each week, the price of an item is reduced. The prices for one item are in the table below. Week 0 is the starting price of the item.
Determine a linear or exponential equation that represents the relationship between the week and the price of the item.

- Create a graph of the data.
- Determine if a linear or exponential equation could represent the data.
- Find the common ratio between the terms.
- Use the value of the equation at
= 0 and the common ratio to write an equation to represent the relationship.