Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 3 - Exercise Set - Page 277: 80


m=-6 y-intercept:2 x-intercept:$ \frac{1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

To find the slope of an equation you need to bring the equation to this form: y=my+b. $6x+y-2=0<=>y=-6x-2$ The value that x is multiplied by is the slope. To calculate the intercepts of equations you need to set the other variable to 0 and calculate the value of the variable from the intercept: to calculate the y-intercept you set x=0 and the ther way around. $x=0:y-2=0<=>y=2$ $y=0:6x-2=0<=>x=\frac{1}{3}$
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