Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 3 - Review - Page 196: 59


$\text{slope: } -3 \\\text{$y-$intercept: } \dfrac{1}{2} $

Work Step by Step

The given expression, $ f(x)=-3x+\dfrac{1}{2} ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l} y=-3x+\dfrac{1}{2} .\end{array} Using $y=mx+b$ (or the Slope-Intercept Form), where $m$ is the slope and $b$ is the $y-$intercept, then the equation above has the following characteristics: \begin{array}{l} \text{slope: } -3 \\\text{$y-$intercept: } \dfrac{1}{2} .\end{array}
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