Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - Chapter Review - Review Exercises - Page 39: 3



Work Step by Step

If the point $(3,-1)$ is intersected by the line $$y=-2x+5$$ then it must satisfy the equation. Test by substituting this $(x,y)$ pair into the equation: $$-1=-2(3)+5=-6+5=-1$$ Since $-6+5=-1$, the point satisfies the equation and is intersected by the line.
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