Posted by **Felicia J** on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 6:20pm.

The equation y= 12x + 5 shows the total cost for ordering tickets on the phone for a certain outdoor concert.

Tickets are $12 each, and there is a one-time service

fee of $5. Can the slope of this line be thought of as

a rate? Can someone "Explain" this problem to me thks!