Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 3 - Section 3.2 - Graphing Linear Equations Using Intercepts - Exercise Set: 95

Answer

x-intercept=3 y-intercept=-9

Work Step by Step

3x-y=9 3x-3x-y=-3x+9 -y=-3x+9 -(-y)=-(-3x+9) y=3x-9 Plug this rearranged equation into a graphing utility. From the produced graph you can see that the line crosses the x-axis when x=3 and the y-axis when y=-9.
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