Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Equations of Lines - Exercise Set: 74

Answer

a

Work Step by Step

To match a graph with an equation you need to check the slope and the y-intercept. The slope is the number in front of the x and the y-intercept is the number without a letter. In this case the y-intercept is -2 and the slope is $\frac{5}{3}$. a positive slope means that the line goes upwards from left to right. a is the only graph that fits to these conditions.
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