Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Concept Byte - Page 307: 7


It changes the y-intercept.

Work Step by Step

The number being added to x, b, is always the y-intercept in the form y=mx+b. Thus, by changing what number b is, we change where the graph intersects the y-axis.
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