College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Lines - 2.3 Assess Your Understanding - Page 179: 101

Answer

$a.\quad$Intercepts: $(5,0)$ , $(0,-2)$ $b.$

Work Step by Step

$\begin{array}{ll} \text{x-intercept} & \text{y-intercept}\\ (y=0) & (x=0)\\ & \\ 0.2x-0.5(0)=1 & 0.2(0)-0.5y=1\\ 0.2x=1 & -0.5y=1\\ x=5 & y=-2\\ & \\ (5,0) & (0,-2) \end{array}$ Draw a line through the two points.

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