Algebra 1

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ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Cumulative Test Prep - Multiple Choice: 5

Answer

C) The amount of money Tim needs for gasoline depends on the number of miles he travels.

Work Step by Step

In this equation, the amount of gasoline is the dependent variable. That is because there it is taking the place of $y$ in $y=mx+b$. In real world context, Tim is decided how many miles he travels, so the amount of money he spends depends on that.
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