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Car on a road In the year 2006, the average cost to rent a car was for the first day and an additional for each additional day. Homework Help ✎

  1. Graph the relationship between cost and the duration of a car rental in 2006.

    If you rent a car for half a day, three-quarters of a day, or a full day, you pay the same rate. What kind of graph is this?

    For 1.5 days, 1.75 days, or 2 days you will pay $39 for the first day and $23 for the second, even if you are just late bringing the car back by an hour.

  2. Describe how the graph would be transformed if the current average cost of a car rental has increased to for the first day.

    If you don't remember what it means to transform a graph you can look it up in the glossary.