Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Equations of Lines - Exercise Set: 65

Answer

$y+\frac{1}{2}x=1$

Work Step by Step

First, put $2x+4y=9$ into slope-intercept form. $4y=-2x+9$ $y=-\frac{1}{2}x+\frac{9}{4}$ The slope is $-\frac{1}{2}$. Substitute the ordered pair and the slope into point-slope form. $y+2=-\frac{1}{2}(x-6)$ $y+\frac{1}{2}x=1$
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