Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 2 - Review Exercises - Page 173: 45


$y=-2x+4$ slope = -2 y-intercept = 4

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The slope-intercept form of a line's equation is given as $y=mx+b$ where m = slope and b = y-intercept. Subtract $2x$ on both sides of the equation to obtain: $y=4-2x \\y=-2x+4$ The line has a slope of $-2$ and a y-intercept of $4$.
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