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## Pre-algebra

### Course: Pre-algebra>Unit 14

Lesson 6: Linear and nonlinear functions

# Interpreting graphs of functions

## Problem

Today, Sean left home at 8, start text, space, a, point, m, point, end text, drove to work, and worked from 9, start text, space, a, point, m, point, end text until 5, start text, space, p, point, m, point, end text On the drive back home, Sean got stuck in slow-moving traffic for 2 hours, then stopped to have dinner, and finally got home at 9, space, colon, 30, start text, space, p, point, m, point, end text
The graph below shows Sean's distance, d, from his home (in kilometers) as a function of the time, t (in hours).
Complete the sentences below based on the graph of the function.
• Sean's workplace is located
start text, space, k, m, end text from his home.
• Sean's speed when he was driving to work was
start text, space, k, m, slash, h, end text.
• Sean's speed between 5, start text, space, p, point, m, point, end text and 7, start text, space, p, point, m, point, end text was
start text, space, k, m, slash, h, end text.
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