College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Graphing Techniques: Transformations - 3.5 Assess Your Underdstanding - Page 260: 94


slope: $m=\displaystyle \frac{3}{5}$ $\mathrm{y}$-intercept: $b=-6$

Work Step by Step

$3x-5y=30$ We solve for $y$: $-5y=30-3x$ $y=\frac{3}{5}x-6$ Since the line now has the form $y=mx+b$, we see that the slope is $m=\displaystyle \frac{3}{5}$ and the $\mathrm{y}$-intercept is $b=-6.$
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