Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-5 Standard Form - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 326: 20


$y=(0,8)$ $x=(−4,0)$

Work Step by Step

We are looking for the x and y intercepts so that we can draw the graph; to do this, we have to plug 0 in for the y and x coordinates. To find y- intercept, let $x = 0 $ $−2x+y=8$ $−2(0)+y=8$ $y=8$ Therefore $y=(0,8)$ To find x-intercept, let $y=0$: $−2x+y=8$ $−2x+(0)=8$ $−2x=8$ so $x=(−4,0)$
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