Real World Applications – Algebra I
How can we represent how much a person earns making clothes in Bangladesh?
Bangladesh is one of the most popular countries for outsourcing labor because the labor is so cheap. Let’s apply our knowledge of linear equations to represent this relationship.
We also want all whole numbers in our equation. Let’s multiply every term by “3” so the denominator disappears.
Try finding the equation of the line in both slope-intercept form and standard form with the following information.
The child’s family found out that their child started saving money and thought it was a good idea and started saving too. One parent decided that all of her earnings are going toward their savings, and the other parent’s earnings will go toward the family’s expenses. The mother earns $36 per month. After 60 days, the family has $82.