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: 80

Answer

The graph should have a positive (increasing) slope rather than a negative slope.

Work Step by Step

Since the slope of the equation is positive, the line should move up one unit for every two units to the right. However, in the given graph, the line moves down instead.
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