A line passes through the origin and the point…

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  1. Kraxus

    Kraxus New Member

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    A line passes through the origin and the point (8, 4). The x-axis represents time in minutes, and the y-axis represents gallons. What rate does the slope represent? A. 12 gallons per minute B. 0,5 minutes per gallon C. 2 minutes per gallon D. 0,5 gallons per minute
     
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    You know two points on the line 0 minutes, 0 gallons) and (8 minutes, 4 gallons). The slope of the line is (4 gallons — 0 gallons)/(8 minutes — 0 minutes)=(4 gallons)/(8 minutes)=(4/8) (gallons / minutes)=1/2 gallons/minute.
     

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