You are moving and need a rental truck

Required Resources

  • Read/review the following resources for this activity:
  • Knewton text (integrated in Knewton Assignments)
  • Lesson in Canvas


Create a presentation explaining your step-by-step approach to solving the problem below. Your presentation should be done in PowerPoint with Voice Over and should be 1 – 2 minutes in length.

You are moving and need a rental truck. The rental company you have chosen charges a $70/day fee plus $0.20 for every mile you travel. Write a linear equation that expresses the total cost y, where x represents the number of miles you travel. Graph this equation. Then choose a number of miles, x, you travel that day and find the total cost of renting the truck.