Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 3 - Introduction to Graphing - 3.3 Graphing and Intercepts - 3.3 Exercise Set - Page 179: 30


x-intercept: $(-5, 0)$ y-intercept: none

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (1) The graph of the equation $x=h$ where $h$ is a real number is a vertical line. (2) The x-intercept of the vertical line $x=h$ is $(h, 0)$. (3) A vertical line has an x-intercept but no y-intercept. The graph of the given equation is a vertical line whose x-intercept is $(-5, 0)$. The graph has no y-intercept.
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