Algebra 1
posted by Shaniqua .
How do I model "A market sells chicken for $2.99 a pound" with a linear function and graph?

Let x = weight of chicken in pounds
Let y = total cost of x pounds of chicken
Therefore,
y = 2.99x
To see the graph of this, go to wolframalpha . com and type in the equation.
Hope this helps :3wol
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