Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 3 - Introduction to Graphing - Test: Chapter 3: 18

Answer

Jon's running rate is $\dfrac{1}{3}$ kilometers per minute.

Work Step by Step

Increase in Distance ran = $6-3=3$ km Time duration = $9$ minutes The running rate can be computed by dividing the increase in distance ran by the time: Running Rate = $\dfrac{3\text{ km}}{9\text{ minutes}}=\dfrac{1}{3}$ kilometers per minute.
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