#### Answer

(a) $-5$
(b) line, $-5$, $7$

#### Work Step by Step

Let $f$ be a linear function $f(x)=-5x+7$.
(a) The rate of change of $f$ is ___$-5$___.
(b) The graph of $f$ is a ___line___ with slope ___$-5$___ and $y$-intercept ___7___.

Published by
Brooks Cole

ISBN 10:
1305115546

ISBN 13:
978-1-30511-554-5

(a) $-5$
(b) line, $-5$, $7$

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