# SOLUTION: A formula in the form of {{{ y= mx+b}}} models the average retail price, {y} of a new car {x} years after 2000. Would you expect {m} to be Positive, negative, or zero? Explain your

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 Question 624651: A formula in the form of models the average retail price, {y} of a new car {x} years after 2000. Would you expect {m} to be Positive, negative, or zero? Explain your answer. I think it would be postitive cause when your dealing with new cars there should not be a negative. Just not sure if that would be right.Answer by nerdybill(7003)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A formula in the form of +y=+mx%2Bb models the average retail price, {y} of a new car {x} years after 2000. Would you expect {m} to be Positive, negative, or zero? Explain your answer. . m (the slope) would be POSITIVE because the cost of new cars are INCREASING with each new model.