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When making a telephone call using a calling card, a call lasting 3 minutes cost \$1.65. A call lasting 11 minutes cost \$4.85. Let y ba the cost of making a call lasting x minutes using a calling card. Write a linerar equation that models the cost of making a call lasting x minutes.

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The per-minute charge is \$3.20/8 = 40 cents.

Assume there is an additional connection charge (A) and fit an equation of the form

Cost = A + 0.40 t

to the existing data. The cost will be in dollars and t must be in minutes.

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