Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - 1.3 Fundamentals of Graphing and Slope - 1.3 Exercises: 6

Answer

Part A. slope is -5/2 Part B. The line is decreasing. Part C. (0,10) Part D. (4,0)

Work Step by Step

Part A. Rise/Run = -10/4 = -5/2 Part B. The line has a negative slope so it is decreasing. Part C. The line crosses the y-axis at 10 making the point of intersection (0,10). Part D. The line crosses the x-axis at 4 making the point of intersection (4,0).
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