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 327: 51



Work Step by Step

You are given the x and y intercept $(4,0)$ and $(0,3)$ Find the slope: $m=\dfrac{3-0}{0-4}$ $m=-\dfrac{-3}{4}$ Plug into slope formula: $y=mx+b$ $0=-\dfrac{3}{4}(4)+b$ $0=-3+b$ $3=b$ Put into the standard form: $y=-\dfrac{3}{4}x+3$ $4y=-3x+12$ $3x+4y=12$
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