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3-8.

GO GOLDEN GOPHERS!

The graph below describes the distance two cars have traveled after leaving a football game at the University of Minnesota.

Which car was traveling faster? How can you tell?

You can find this by discovering which car traveled a greater distance in a shorter amount of time.

Car B was traveling faster.

Its line is steeper.

The lines cross at

. What does this point represent? What are the units for the

andcoordinates?In

hours, both cars will be miles from the game. Assuming that Car A continued to travel at a constant rate, how far did Car A travel in the first

hours? Because Car A traveled

miles in hours at a constant rate, it went miles in hour.

If the Car A travelsmiles every hour, how far will it travel in hours?