# Algebra

The price for pears is y = 2.75x. Which line would have the steepest slope if organic apples and pears were added to the graph?

A - organic \$2.50/pound; regular \$3.00/pound
B - organic \$0.40/pound; regular \$0.50/pound
C - organic \$2.50/pound; regular \$2.00/pound
D - none of the above

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1. add the slopes. The largest sum would have the steepest slope.
Do't worry about the extra constants flying around.

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