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: 38


For: $y=-\frac{1}{2}x -3$

Work Step by Step

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.
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