# Part 1) You are working on a new temperature scale that will unify the earth.  Let F denote the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, and let X denote your new temperature scale. You want it to be such that if F=0then X=17 and if F=100 then X=112. You also want X to be such that if you plot X against F you obtain a straight line. You obtain the formula X=mF+bwhere m =____   and b=_____________Part 2)A rectangular garden is 2020 ft wide. If its area is 12001200 ft22, what is the length of the garden?

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Part 1) You are working on a new temperature scale that will unify the earth.  Let F denote the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit, and let X denote your new temperature scale. You want it to be such that if F=0then X=17 and if F=100 then X=112. You also want X to be such that if you plot X against F you obtain a straight line. You obtain the formula
X=mF+b

where m =____   and b=_____________

Part 2)A rectangular garden is 2020 ft wide. If its area is 12001200 ft22, what is the length of the garden?

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