Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Sections 3.1-3.5 - Integrated Review - Linear Equations in Two Variables - Page 176: 14



Work Step by Step

First, find the slope: $m=\frac{-5-(-9)}{-6-2}$ $m=\frac{4}{-8}$ $m=-\frac{1}{2}$ Use point-slope form: $y+9=-\frac{1}{2}(x-2)$ $y=-\frac{1}{2}x+1-9$ $f(x)=-\frac{1}{2}x-8$
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