CCGPS CA 1.3.1 Example 5
A Boeing 747 starts out a long flight with about 57,260 gallons of fuel in its tank. The airplane uses an average of 5 gallons of fuel per mile. Write an equation that models the amount of fuel in the tank and then graph the equation.
- Read the problem statement and then reread the problem, determining the known quantities.
- Identify the slope and the y-intercept.
- Graph the equation.