Chapter 5.5, Problem 54E

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Ron Larson

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**HOW DO YOU SEE IT?** A state legislature is debating two proposals for eliminating the annual budget deficits after 10 years. The rate of decrease of the deficits for each proposal is shown in the figure.

(a) What does the area between the two graphs represent?

(b) From the viewpoint of minimizing the cumulative state deficit, which is the better proposal? Explain your reasoning.

**(a)**

To determine

What does the area between the two graphs represent in the following figure

Explanation

**Given Information:**

The rate of decrease of annual budget deficits by two different proposals for 10 years is shown in the following graph:

A state legislature is debating two proposals for eliminating the annual budget deficits after 10 years. The rate of decrease of deficits for each proposal is shown in the given graph...

**(b)**

To determine

Which of the two proposals is the better proposal from the viewpoint of minimizing the cumulative state deficit?

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