## Algebra 1

$y>1/2*x -1$
line goes through (2,0) and (0, -1) $m=(0--1)/(2-0)$ $m = 1/2$ $y = mx+b$ $0 = 1/2*2 +b$ $0 = 1 +b$ $0-1 = 1+b-1$ $-1 = b$ $y= 1/2*x-1$ $0 = 1/2*0 - 1$ $0 = 0-1$ $0 = -1$ (false--the statement is true if the equal sign is replaced with $>$) $y>1/2*x -1$