# How to build a shelter when stranded on an island

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After a shipwreck, Florence is stranded on a desert island. She needs to build a shelter, so she makes an axe using materials from the wreckage and starts cutting down trees.

There is a proportional relationship between the number of days Florence is stranded on the island, x, and the total number of trees she cuts down, y.