November 27, 2015

Homework Help: algebra

Posted by Ariela on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 11:08am.

Assume a 125 pound person burns 150 calories after 15 minutes of jogging and 200 calories after 20 minutes of jogging.
Part 1: Write an equation to represent this data. Use calories as the y-coordinate and minutes as the x-coordinate.
Part 2: What is the slope of the equation found in part 1? What does the slope represent in terms of the information provided?
Part 3: How many calories will this person burn after 35 minutes of jogging? Using complete sentences, explain how the equation, slope, or graph can help to predict calories burned.

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