Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 2 - Functions, Equations, and Graphs - 2-3 Linear Functions and Slope-Intercept Form - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 78: 21



Work Step by Step

The question defines two variables: the slope (m), and the y-intercept (b). To write the equation of a line satisfying those conditions, one must use the slope-intercept form: y=mx+b. 1. y=mx+b 2. Substitute known values: y=(-5)x+(-7). 3. Simplify: y=-5x-7.
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