## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 4 - An Introduction to Functions - 4-4 Graphing a Function Rule - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 16

#### Answer

The graph is shown below:

#### Work Step by Step

Equation: y=4x-5 The general form of a linear equation is y=mx+b where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept. In the equation above the y-intercept, b, is -5 so start by plotting the point (0,-5). In the equation above the slope, m, is 4 and since slope= $\frac{rise}{run}$ you go up 4 units and to the right one unit from each point starting from the y-intercept to get the final graph.

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