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!

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**Damon**, Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 7:12pm
the cost changes by $12 per ticket, so that is the rate of changes of cost due to changes in ticket number.

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**Lisa D**, Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 7:43pm
Thanks Damon I understood!

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