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 - 3.6 Slope-Intercept Form - 3.6 Exercise Set - Page 209: 25


$\text{Slope: } -\dfrac{2}{7} \\\\\text{$y-$intercept: } 5$

Work Step by Step

Using $y=mx+b$ where $m$ is the slope and $b$ is the $y-$intercept, then the equation $ y=-\dfrac{2}{7}x+5 $ has the following characteristics: \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \text{Slope: } -\dfrac{2}{7} \\\\\text{$y-$intercept: } 5 .\end{array}
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