Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - 1.3 Fundamentals of Graphing and Slope - 1.3 Exercises: 61

Answer

slope=0.55 It costs 0.55 dollars per mile to drive the rental truck.

Work Step by Step

B=0.55m+29.95 Since this equation is in the form of y=mx+b, you can see that the slope is 0.55. This means that it costs 0.55 dollars per mile to drive the rental truck.
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