Problem 35 - Applications of Slope

Algebra 1 - June 2016

An airplane leaves New York City and heads toward Los Angeles. As it climbs, the plane gradually increases its speed until it reaches cruising altitude, at which time it maintains a constant speed for several hours as long as it stays at cruising altitude. Use the New Flight button to simulate the beginning of the flight from New York City to Los Angeles. Use the Show Hint button to receive a hint and check your answer with the Show Answer button.