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: 65

Answer

y=$\frac{1}{4}$x-$\frac{1}{4}$

Work Step by Step

4x+y=5 y=-4x+5 The desired line must have a slope that is the opposite reciprocal of -4, therefore, m=$\frac{1}{4}$. y-y$_1$=m(x-x$_1$) y-1=$\frac{1}{4}$(x-5) y=$\frac{1}{4}$x-$\frac{5}{4}$+1 y=$\frac{1}{4}$x-$\frac{1}{4}$
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