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

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
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Chapter R - Elementary Algebra Review - R.3 Introduction to Graphing - R.3 Exercise Set - Page 954: 36

Answer

$m=\text{undefined}$
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Work Step by Step

Linear equations of the form $x=a$ is a vertical line passing through $(a,0).$ Hence, the graph of $ x=-5 $ is a vertical line passing through $ (-5,0) .$ The slope, $m,$ of vertical lines is $ m=\text{undefined} .$
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