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 5 - Polynomials and Factoring - 5.3 Factoring Trinomials of the Type ax2+bx+c - 5.3 Exercise Set - Page 327: 82


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Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the given equation is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -5x=10 \\\\ x=\dfrac{10}{-5} \\\\ x=-2 .\end{array} The graph of lines of the form $x=a,$ is a vertical line passing through $(a,0).$ Hence, the graph of the equation above is a vertical line passing through $(-2,0).$
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