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 R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.3 Introduction to Graphing - R.3 Exercise Set - Page 954: 32


$\text{$y$-intercept is } -3$

Work Step by Step

Substituting $x=0,$ then \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} y=-\dfrac{5}{4}x-3 \\\\ y=-\dfrac{5}{4}(0)-3 \\\\ y=0-3 \\\\ y=-3 .\end{array} Hence, the $ \text{$y$-intercept is } -3 .$ The graph of the given equation is shown above.
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