Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-8 Factoring by Grouping - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 533: 49



Work Step by Step

In the equation $y=mx+c$, m is the slope. The slope is $-3$ in cases A and B. Substituting values, 2 for x and 5 for y, Case A: $5=-3(2)+17$ is not true, so (2,5) does not lie on that line. Case B: $5=-3(2)+11$ is true, so this line passes through (2,5). Answer: B
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.