Nataliya D. answered • 04/19/13

Patient and effective tutor for your most difficult subject.

m = 0.27 , b = 171.90

y = 0.27x + 171.90

(c) The fixed cost of owning the car for one month without driving it.

Jamal M.

asked • 04/17/13Assume that it costs $171.90 per month for insurance and car payments and $0.27 per mile for gasoline, oil, and routine maintenance.

(a) Find values for m and b so that y=mx+b models the monthly cost of driving the car x miles.

(b) What does the value of b represent?

(a) m=? (Type an integer or a decimal.)

b=? (Type an integer or a decimal.)

(b) Choose the correct answer below

(a) The cost of owning the car for one month.

(b) The rate of change in cost of the car with each mile.

(c) The fixed cost of owning the car for one month without driving it.

(d) The optimal cost of owning for one month.

Follow
•
2

Add comment

More

Report

Nataliya D. answered • 04/19/13

Tutor

New to Wyzant
Patient and effective tutor for your most difficult subject.

y = 0.27x + 171.90

(c) The fixed cost of owning the car for one month without driving it.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.

Most questions answered within 4 hours.

Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.