## Calculus 10th Edition

For: $y=-\frac{1}{2}x -3$
Rewrite the equation in standard form. $x + 2y +6 = 0$ Isolate $y$: $2y=-x - 6$ Solve for $y$: $y=-\frac{1}{2}x -3$ Plot the $y$ intercept at $y= -3$ Use the slope: $m = -\frac{1}{2}$ to plot the rest of the points.