Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - The Slope of a Line - Exercise Set: 60

Answer

The slope of the line is 0 and the y-intercept is (0,$-\frac{11}{2}$).

Work Step by Step

We are given that $2y+4=-7$. We can transform this line into the slope-intercept form $y=mx+b$, where m is the slope of the line and the point (0,b) is the y-intercept. First, subtract 4 from both sides. $2y=-11$ Divide both sides by 2. $y=-\frac{11}{2}=0x-\frac{11}{2}$ $m=0$ and $b=-\frac{11}{2}$ Therefore, the slope of the line is 0 and the y-intercept is (0,$-\frac{11}{2}$).
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.