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PAGE: 229SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 4
Please look in your text book for this problem Statement

The equation is .

First find the y-intercept.

The y-intercept is the value of y, when x = 0.

                           (Substitute x = 0 in original equation)

                                   (Zero product property: )

                         (Multiply each side by negative one)

                                   (Product of two same signs is positive)

The y-intercept is .

The co-ordinate point is

Next find the x-intercept.

The x-intercept is the value of x, when y = 0.

                              (Substitute y = 0 in original equation)

                               (Divide each side by 5)

                                    (Cancel common terms)

                                         (Divide: )

The x-intercept is 7

The co-ordinate point is

Use these ordered pairs to graph the equation.

1.     Draw a coordinate plane.

2.     Plot the points.

3.     Draw a line through these points.

graph linear equation 5x-y=35

The x-intercept is 7 and y-intercept is .


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