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Distance to destination and driving time

Jim will drive to Miami. Suppose that the distance to his destination (in miles) is a linear function of his driving time (in minutes). When graphed, the function gives a line with a slope of 0.95 .

Jim has 47 miles to his destination after 28 minutes of driving. How many miles will he have to his destination after 50 minutes of driving?

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The slope of the line should be negative because the longer he drivers, the shorter his distance to the destination.

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The solution shows how to find the distance to destination, which is a linear function of the driving time.