Q:

The Honor Society held a canned goods drive. They ran great advertising campaigns and collections increased. The following table represents collections------------------|---------------------Day Cans Collected------------------|---------------------1 15------------------|---------------------2 | 20----------------------------------------3 | 25----------------------------------------4 | 30----------------------------------------5 | 35----------------------------------------6 | 40The number of cans collected is increasing: a.) linearly b.) quadratically c.) exponentially

Accepted Solution

A:
The cans are increasing at a linear rate.

If you look at the number of cans collected, you will see that they are increasing by 5 each time. Since the rate of change is the same each day, it is a linear pattern.