Question 425052: The formula y=2.6sqrtX +9 models the percent of U.S. adults who are considered obese by federal guidelines, where X is the number of years after 1980, and Y is the percent of obese adults. In this equation, Y is already converted from a decimal, so, for example, a 55% obesity rate would correspond to Y=55.
According to this formula, in what year was the obesity rate 15.4 percent?
Answer: In the year
Round to the nearest actual year. Answer by htmentor(788) (Show Source):