Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Common Core Cumulative Standards Review - Selected Response - Page 360: 20


The y-intercept of the line is $-9$.

Work Step by Step

We are given $-3x-2y=18$ $\rightarrow -2y=3x+18$ $\rightarrow y=\frac{-3}{2}x-9$ The slope of the line is $\frac{-3}{2}$. We have the form: $y=mx+b$ $m=\frac{-3}{2}$ and $b=-9$ Thus the y-intercept of the line is $-9$.
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