Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 2 - 2.1 - Linear Equations in Two Variables - 2.1 Exercises - Page 169: 24

Answer

Slope: $m=-\frac{2}{3}$ y-intercept: $(0,3)$
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Work Step by Step

In a linear equation $y=mx+b$, $m$ is the slope and $(0,b)$ the y-intercept. That is, the y-intercept is the point on the line when $x=0$ $2x+3y=9$ $3y=-2x+9$ $y=\frac{-2}{3}x+\frac{9}{3}$ $y=-\frac{2}{3}x+3$ Slope: $m=-\frac{2}{3}$ y-intercept: $(0,3)$
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