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The equation yˆ=105.416x+1249.309 models the amount of money, in dollars, a charity raises during an annual event when x people attend the charity dinner.What does the y-intercept of the equation represent in context of the situation? It costs the charity $105 to host the dinner. If no one came to the dinner, the charity would still raise about $105. It costs the charity $1250 to host the dinner. If no one came to the dinner, the charity would still raise about $1250

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Answer:   If no one came to the dinner, the charity would still raise about $1250Step-by-step explanation:The variable x represents the number of people who attend the charity dinner. When x=0, no people came to the dinner.The variable y represents the amount of money raised (in dollars). When x=0, the value of y is about 1250. That is, the charity raises about $1250 when no people came to the dinner.