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 - Section 2.4 - Linear Functions and Slope - Exercise Set - Page 151: 5



Work Step by Step

Intercepts (set x=0, find the y; set y=0, find the x: $\left[\begin{array}{lll} x=0, & & y=0\\ 0-2y=12 & & 6x-0=12 \\ -2y=12 & & 6x=12\\ y=-6 & & x=2\\ (0,-6) & & (2,0) \end{array}\right] $ Checkpoint (select any x, find the accompanying y): $\left[\begin{array}{l} x=3\\ 6(3)-2y=12\\ -2y=12-18\\ -2y=-6\\ y=3\\ (3,3) \end{array}\right]$ Plot the points and a line that passes through them Graph:
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