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## Zach read a book for 10 minutes every weekend in the first month, 20 minutes in the second month, 40 minutes in the third month, and 80 minu

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Zach read a book for 10 minutes every weekend in the first month, 20 minutes in the second month, 40 minutes in the third month, and 80 minutes in the fourth month.

Victoria read a book for 35 minutes every weekend in the first month, 50 minutes in the second month, 65 minutes in the third month, and 80 minutes in the fourth month.

Which statement best describes the methods used by Zach and Victoria to increase the time they spent reading a book? (1 point)

Select one:

a. Zach’s method is linear because the number of minutes increased by an equal factor every month.

b. Victoria’s method is linear because the number of minutes increased by an equal number every month.

c. Both Victoria’s and Zach’s methods are exponential because the number of minutes increased by an equal factor every month.

d. Both Victoria’s and Zach’s methods are exponential because the number of minutes increased by an equal number every month.

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Answer:b. Victoria’s method is linear because the number of minutes increased by an equal number every month

Step-by-step explanation:Zach’s reading doubled each month, a characteristic of an exponential function.

Victoria’s reading increased by 15 minutes each month, characteristic of a linear function.

The only reasonable description among those offered is the one shown above:

choice B.