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 - 1.5 Finding Equations of Lines - 1.5 Exercises: 6

Answer

y=-$\frac{1}{2}$x+2

Work Step by Step

The line crosses the y-axis at 2, so b=2. The line moves one unit down for every 2 units to the right, so m=-$\frac{1}{2}$. y=mx+b y=-$\frac{1}{2}x$+2
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