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 - Page 77: 74



Work Step by Step

In slope-intercept form, the coefficient of x is the slope. However, the student forgot to rewrite the equation in the correct form, so the coefficient of x, in this case, was not the correct slope. 6x-3y=10 3y=6x-10 y=2x-$\frac{10}{3}$ When you change the equation to slope-intercept form, you can see that the slope is actually 2.
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