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The table shows how much a carpenter charges for work. Is the relationship shown by the data in the table linear. Explain your answer.
hours worked Amount Charged($)
1 25
2 40
3 60
4 80
my answer is:
40-25 = 15
60-40= 20
80-60=20
15=/20
It is linear because the lines would be in a straight line.

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  1. The table shows how much a carpenter charges for work. Is the relationship shown by the data in the table linear. Explain your answer.
    hours worked Amount Charged($)
    1 25
    2 40
    3 60
    4 80

    It is linear because the lines would be in a straight line.

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  2. Wow

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  3. okay i felt the need to type somethin since nobody has answered this and its been 4 years wooooooooooo xP

    but yeah the person from 2016 who posted the question was right so yeah

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  4. Lol @Lexi XD woooooooooo, also add me if u play pixel gun 3d lol, my name is, I Am The Boy

    wooooooooo XD

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  5. ALL OF U ARE WRONG! the answer is that The relation ship shown by the data is not linear. It first increases by 15 and then by 20. therfore is not linear

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  6. Pretty sure 2020 is wrong because I graph the points and it’s a straight line

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  7. A linear equation has a constant rate of change. This means that the carpenter's cost per hour should remain the same. As much of the table is visible:
    2 hours = $40
    3 hours = $60
    4 hours = $80
    This means that the carpenter charges a constant $20 per hour and this is why it is a linear equation and will form a straight line.

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  8. What about 1 hour worked for $25 that raises only by $15 when at 2 hours that’s no the same as the $20 increase

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  9. H u h

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  10. J makes a point. It isn’t linear because the rate of change isn’t constant. At first it goes up by $15, and then $20. Even though it goes up by $15 only for that hour, it still makes it not linear.

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  11. there right the line would go higher as 80 is above 50 making it not even

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  12. Not linear. First hour worked is $25, second hour worked $15, and all hours worked after the first two hours are $20 per hour. This is not constant and wouldn't graph a straight linear line.

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  13. ty hello, ur right, woooooooooooooooo

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