An employee compiled sales data for a company once each month. The scatter plot below shows the sales (in multiples of $1000) for the company over time (in months). The equation represents the linear model for this data.

y = 0.94x + 12.5

According to the model, how much do the company’s sales increase per month?

$940

$1250

$5000

$9400

$12,500

Answer: