### Home > INT1 > Chapter A > Lesson A.1.3 > Problem A-35

The two lines at right represent the growing profits of Companies A and B.

Sketch this graph on your paper. If Company A started out with more profit than Company B, determine which line represents A and which represents B. Label the lines appropriately.

Company A's line should have a greater y-intercept, since they started with more profit than Company B.

Are the profits of Company A a proportional situation? Why or why not?

In how many years will both companies have the same profit?

Find where the two lines intersect.

Determine the

*x*-coordinate for this point.years Approximately what will that profit be?

The profit is the y-coordinate of the intercept.

Each tick mark represents. Which company's profits are growing more quickly? How can you tell?

Growth is related to how steep a line is.

Which line is steeper?