# Graph interpretation word problems

Match features of graphs of modeling functions to their real-world meaning.

### Problem

Let T, left parenthesis, t, right parenthesis denote the temperature T in New York City left parenthesismeasured in degree, C, right parenthesis when it's t hours after midnight on a given day. The function is graphed below.
The following table contains true statements. Match each statement with the feature on the graph that most closely corresponds to it.
Feature
Statement
• y-intercept
• Positive or negative interval
• Increasing or decreasing interval
• It was getting warmer between 2, space, a, m and 2, space, p, m.
• The temperature was above zero between 8, space, a, m and 8, space, p, m.
• It was minus, 3, degree, C at the beginning of the day.