Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 8 - Section 8.4 - The Equation of a Line - Exercises - Page 314: 4


The graph is given below.

Work Step by Step

In terms of the slope and y-intercept, the standard equation of a line is given by $$y=mx+b.$$ Now, by substituting $m=-1$ and $b=0$, we have $$y=-x+0=-x$$ The graph is given below.
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