A consultant has agreed to a fixed-fee contract to analyze a company's
employee training needs. The company site is located several states away from where the consultant
lives, so in addition to the contracted fee, the consultant will receive a daily allowance for living
expenses. The graph below shows the amount owed the consultant for up to six days.
What is the dollar amount of the consultant's daily allowance for living
expenses? How do you know?
What is the y-intercept? What does it represent in the context of this
Write an equation for the situation described above.