Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - 1.3 Fundamentals of Graphing and Slope - 1.3 Exercises - Page 53: 79


The slope is positive instead of negative (the line should be decreasing).

Work Step by Step

The given equation in slope-intercept form shows that the slope is supposed to be -$\frac{2}{3}$. This means you should graph points of the line by moving down 2 units for every 3 units to the right, but this was graphed moving 2 units up by mistake.
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