# At Target a 24 oz bottle of ketchup sells for $2.19, and a 36 oz bottle of ketchup sells for $2.79. What is the linear equation that models the price of ketchup? What is the price of a 44 oz bottle?

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Oct 17, 2016

#### Answer:

**The model equation is**

**The price of 44 oz bottle is**

#### Explanation:

Let the linear equation be

Subtracting (1) from (2) we get

So linear equation that models the price of ketchup is

Hence the price of the 44 oz bottle of ketchup is