Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - The Slope of a Line - 2.2 Exercises: 72

Answer

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Work Step by Step

$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$ To graph the line with the given characteristics: \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \text{Through } (-2,-4) \\ m=4 .\end{array} start with the given point. Then use the slope as $rise$ over $run$ to get a second point. $\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$ Using the concept of slope as $rise$ over $run$, a slope of $ 4=\dfrac{4}{1} $ means that from the given point, $ (-2,-4) ,$ move $ 4 $ units up and $ 1 $ unit to the right to get the next point. Hence, the second point is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (-1,0) .\end{array} Connect these points to get the graph of the line.
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