Posted by **Marta P** on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 11:35pm.

The total sales of a company in 2008 were $45,000. In 2011, it grew to $84,000. Use

as the number of years since 2000 and as the total sales, and answer the

following:

a. What is the rate of change (slope) in the total sales?

b. Write an equation in both point-slope form and slope-intercept form modeling

the company’s sales.

c. What are the projected sales for the year 2016? (16 years after 2000.)

- Math -
**yuuka**, Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 12:06am
There are two points:

(8,45000) and (11,84000)

a, the rate of change is (84000-45000)/(11-8) = 28000/3

b, use the slope 28000/3 and a point, you can plug into the formulas

c, once you have the equation, plug in 16 then you will get the answer

- Math -
**Monty**, Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 2:55pm
The above answer is wrong. (84000-45000) is not 28000, it is 39,000. Therefore 39000/3 is 13000. M =13000.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math - The Recall Computer Company has six territories, each represented by one ...
- business - The Recall Computer Company has six territories, each represented by ...
- Accounting - O' Hara Company began operations on December 1, 2011. Presented ...
- Intermediate accounting - Rosson Corporation, which began business on January 1...
- Accounting - Nafari Company's sales budget has the following unit sales ...
- Accounting - Nafari Company's sales budget has the following unit sales ...
- Computers - How to do Excel Spreadsheet- Formulas? I have to do an excel ...
- Math - Staley Watch Company reported the following income statement data for a 2...
- ACCOUNTING (Advance Sales) - Hi: I am unsure of how to adjust Advance Sales. For...
- Algebra - Two companies sell software products. In 2010. Company 1 had total ...

More Related Questions