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: 6



Work Step by Step

The line $$y=8x+9$$ is written in slope-intercept form $$y=mx+b$$ where $m$ is the slope and $b$ is the $y$-intercept. Therefore, the $y$-intercept is $9$. Set $y=0$ and solve for $x$ $$0=8x+9$$ to find the $x$-intercept $$x=-\frac{9}{8}$$
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