Fee for Service For his services, a private investigatorrequires a $500 retainer fee plus $80 per hour. Let x representthe number of hours the investigator spends working on acase.(a) Find a function f that models the investigator’s fee as afunction of x.(b) Find f 1. What does f 1represent?(c) Find f 1112202. What does your answer represent?

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Fee for Service For his services, a private investigator
requires a $500 retainer fee plus $80 per hour. Let x represent
the number of hours the investigator spends working on a
case.
(a) Find a function f that models the investigator’s fee as a
function of x.
(b) Find f 1
. What does f 1
represent?
(c) Find f 1
112202. What does your answer represent?

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