Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321749006
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-900-0

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - 1.1 Slopes and Equations of Lines - 1.1 Exercises - Page 13: 26



Work Step by Step

Given the intercepts, we have two points on the line: $(-2,0)$ and $(0,4)$. Slope: $m=\displaystyle \frac{4-0}{0-(-2)}=\frac{4}{2}=2$ Slope-intercept form: $y=mx+b$ (y-intercept: 4) $y=2x+4\qquad/-y-4$ $-4=2x-y$ $2x-y=-4$
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