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 - 1.4 Intercepts and Graphing - 1.4 Exercises: 10

Answer

$10x+35y=-49$

Work Step by Step

The general form of a line is defined as $Ax+By=C$. First, multiply both sides of the equation by the least common denominator of all the terms. Then bring the $x$-term over to the left side of the equation. $y=-\frac{2}{7}x-\frac{7}{5}$ $35(y)=35(-\frac{2}{7}x-\frac{7}{5})$ $35y=-10x-49$ $10x+35y=-49$
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