Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Graphing Equations - Exercise Set: 73

Answer

Quadrant III

Work Step by Step

We are given that x and y are positive numbers. Therefore, the point (-x,-y) will have a negative x-coordinate and a negative y-coordinate, since the opposites of both x and y will be negative. Points with a negative x-coordinate and a negative y-coordinate lie in the third quadrant.
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