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HOW MUCH IS THAT CAR?

Rick and Nate’s Data | |

Engine Power (hp) | Car Price (thousands of |

Nate and Rick were still talking about cars. Nate claimed that cars with more powerful engines were more expensive than cars with less powerful engines. (The power of a car’s engine is usually measured in horsepower (hp).) His reason was that his *7-17 HW eTool* (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

Does the information in the table support Nate’s claim that cars with more powerful engines cost more? Is there a relationship between the power of a car’s engine and the price of a car?

Look at the data. Do cars with more powerful engines seem to cost more money?

There is no association between engine power and car price.

Set up a graph and plot the points from the table. Now do you believe Nate’s claim? Explain your reasoning.

Your conclusion should not change since a graph is just a visual representation of the data.

Use the eTool below to create a graph from the table.

Click the link at right for the full version of the eTool:*CC3 7-17 HW eTool*