Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-4 Point-Slope Form - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 319: 22



Work Step by Step

Use two points (5,20)(6,8) and find the slope using $\frac{y2-y1}{x1-x2}$: $\frac{20-8}{5-6}$=$\frac{12}{-1}$=-12 The slope is -12, using a given point and y=mx+b find b: 8=12(6)+b 8+72+b b=80 Plug in m and b into the slope-intercept form: y=-12x+80.
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