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 - Chapter Review Exercises: 28

Answer

y=-0.5x+17

Work Step by Step

The desired line is parallel to the line y=-0.5x+4, so they have the same slope. Since the given equation is in slope-intercept form we can see that the slope of both lines must be -0.5. y-y$_1$=m(x-x$_1$) y-16=-0.5(x-2) y-16=-0.5x+1 y=-0.5x+17
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