Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Mid-Chapter Quiz: 12

Answer

$m=-4/3; b=-3$

Work Step by Step

We need to put this equation in slope intercept form: y=mx+b. To do this, we need to isolate y. We divide both sides by 6 to get that y=-4/3x-3. This is in the form y=mx+b, so we see that the slope is -4/3, and the y-intercept is -3.
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