Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - The Slope-Intercept Form of the Equation of a Line - Exercise Set - Page 252: 16


y=-x+8 m=-1 y-intercept=8

Work Step by Step

First isolate y in the given equation. x+y=8 x-x+y=-x+8 y=-x+8 Now that the equation is in the form of y=mx+b you can see than m=-1 and y-intercept=8.
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