In its prime, Mr. Ford’s 2002 Focus would get 36 miles/gallon. Mr. Ford starts a road trip to San Bernardino, Barstow, Kingman, Winona, and

Question

In its prime, Mr. Ford’s 2002 Focus would get 36 miles/gallon. Mr. Ford starts a road trip to San Bernardino, Barstow, Kingman, Winona, and Flagstaff, AZ. He starts with 13.2 gallons of gas in his gas tank. a) Write a slope-intercept equation that models how much gas remains in his tank after each mile of of travel(hint: g/mi)

in progress 0
niczorrrr 3 years 2021-07-18T22:55:29+00:00 1 Answers 2 views 0

Answers ( )

    0
    2021-07-18T22:57:00+00:00

    Given :

    Mr. Ford’s 2002 Focus would get 36 miles/gallon.

    He starts with 13.2 gallons of gas in his gas tank.

    To Find :

    Write a slope-intercept equation that models how much gas remains in his tank after each mile of of travel(hint: g/mi).

    Solution :

    Let, required equation is :

    y = mx + c

    Here, y is gas remains in gallons.

    Here, m is slope i.e. miles travelled per gallon.

    So, m = -36  ( since gas is decreasing )

    Initially distance travelled is 0 i.e. putting x = 0

    y = c = 13.2

    Therefore, y = -36x + 13.2 this is the required equation.

Leave an answer

Browse

Giải phương trình 1 ẩn: x + 2 - 2(x + 1) = -x . Hỏi x = ? ( )