Graph Interpretation


  1. Scenario
    The graph below is provided by a ride-sharing service in your area showing the cost, in dollars, of a ride by the mile.

    Assessment Instructions
    Show and explain all steps in your responses to the following parts of the assignment. All mathematical steps must be formatted using the equation editor.
    Part 1: Calculate the base fee (in dollars) charged by the ride-share service.
    Part 2: Calculate the rate of increase in cost in dollars per mile.
    Part 3: Identify the slope and -intercept of the equation in the graph.
    Part 4: Write the slope-intercept equation of the line in the graph.
    Part 5: Use your equation from part 4 to extrapolate the cost of a 50-mile ride.


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