Question

The city of New Orleans is located at latitude 30°N. Use Figure 9 to find a function that models the number of hours of daylight at New Orleans as a function of the time of year. To check the accuracy of your model, use the fact that on March 31 the sun rises at 5:51 AM and sets at 6:18 PM in New Orleans.

20
18
16
14
12
20N
Houn 10
30N
40N
50N
60N
Ma Apr. May Je Jy Aug. Sept. O. Nov. Dee.

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20 18 16 14 12 20N Houn 10 30N 40N 50N 60N Ma Apr. May Je Jy Aug. Sept. O. Nov. Dee.

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