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: 64

Answer

y=-$\frac{1}{3}$x+7

Work Step by Step

The slope of the desired line must be the opposite reciprocal of 3, therefore, it is -$\frac{1}{3}$. y-y$_1$=m(x-x$_1$) y-5=-$\frac{1}{3}$(x-6) y=-$\frac{1}{3}$x+2+5 y=-$\frac{1}{3}$x+7
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