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 152: 73



Work Step by Step

The general slope-intercept form of a line is: $y=mx+b$, where $m$ is the slope, and $(x,y)$ can be the coordinates of any point on the line. Hence here: $-1=-2\cdot3+b\\-1=-6+b\\5=b$
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