Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Graphing Linear Functions - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 1

Answer

linear

Work Step by Step

A linear function can be written in the form f(x)=mx+b. We can find the y-intercept of a linear function by setting x=0. $y=f(0)=m\times0+b=b$. Therefore, a linear function crosses the y-axis at the point $(0,f(0))=(0,b)$.
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