Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Equations of Lines - Practice: 3

Answer

$y=\frac{1}{5}x-4$

Work Step by Step

$y=\frac{1}{5}x-4$ The equation of a line is: $y=mx+c$ The coefficient of $x$ is $m$, which is the slope. Slope is $\frac{1}{5}$. $y=\frac{1}{5}x+c$ $c$ is the $y$-intercept. $y$-intercept occurs when $x$ is $0$. The coordinate is $(0,-4)$. $c=-4$
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