The official answer explanation is a bit confusing. Can you please explain B)?

A truck enters a stretch of road that drops 4 meters in elevation for every 100 meters along the length of the road. The road is at 1300 meters elevation where the truck entered, and the truck is traveling at 16 meters per second along the road. What is the elevation of the road, in meters, at the point where the truck passes t seconds after entering the road?

A) 1300-0.04t

B) 1300-0.64t

C) 1300-4t


I actually answered this one a few years back on the ol’ Tumblr. The person who asked didn’t supply me with the answer choices but I show how I would construct the equation (note: 16/25 = 0.64). Is that explanation helpful?

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