LINR 1 | Lesson 2 | Try This! | (Slope and \(y\)-Intercept Solutions)

1.  Johanna was saving her allowance to buy a bicycle that cost $225. She has $25 in her savings and intends to save an additional $15 per week.

Slope = \($15\) per week

y-intercept = \((0,25)\)


2. The cost to prepare tacos can be represented by the linear equation \(c=\Large \frac{5}{4}\normalsize  n+0.75\), where \(c\) represents the cost of making tacos, and \(n\) represents the number of tacos made.

Slope = \(\large\frac{5}{4}\) dollars per taco or $1.25 per taco.

y-intercept = \((0, 0.75)\)


3. The following is a graphical representation of the number of squares in each step of a linear growth pattern.

Slope = \(-5\) squares per step

y-intercept = \((0,25)\)


4. The table below represents the distance traveled (in miles) over time (in hours).

Time (hours) Distance Traveled (miles)
\(2\) \(10\)
\(3\) \(13.5\)
\(4\)  \(17\)
\(5\) \(20.5\)

Slope = \(3.5\) miles per hour

\(y\)-intercept = \((0,3)\)


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