Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Equations of Lines - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 6

Answer

Slope: $-\frac{2}{3}$; y-intercept: $(0,5)$

Work Step by Step

We are given the line $y=-\frac{2}{3}x+5$. This line is written in the slope-intercept form $y=mx+b$ (where m is the slope of the line, and the point $(0,b)$ is the y-intercept). Therefore, the slope of this line is $-\frac{2}{3}$ and the y-intercept is $(0,5)$.
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