Posted by azima on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 2:47am.
it says y=16x+181 represents number of students in class where x represents number of hours study required weekly. what is rate of change of number of students in class to number of hours study

algebra college level  Steve, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 10:28am
since y(x) = 16x + 181
how does y change when x changes by 1?
the slope of the line is 16, meaning that for every increase in x by 1, y decreases by 16.
the slope of the line is the rate of change of y with respect to x.
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