Calculus 10th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1-28505-709-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-709-5

Chapter P - P.2 - Linear Models and Rates of Change - Exercises - Page 16: 27


Slope(m) = -1/5 y - intercept = (0, 4)

Work Step by Step

The slope can be found by setting the equation equal to y, and following the y = mx + b format. y = -1/5x + 4. Now the equation is in that form, we can extract the slope,-1/5, and plug in 0 for the x - value to find the intercept which is 4.
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