The line equation is .

First find the *x*-intercept, let *y* = 0.

(Replace *y *with 0)

(Divide each side by 5)

(Simplify)

Since *x* = 0 when *y* = 0 graph the ordered pair (0, 0)

To find the *y*-intercept, let *x* = 0.

(Replace *x* with 0)

(Simplify)

Since *y* = 6 when *x* = 0 graph the ordered pair (0, 6)

Use these ordered pairs to graph the equation.

- Draw a coordinate plane.
- Plot the points (6, 0) and (0, 6)
- Draw a line through these points.

__Check:__

Check by solving the equation for *y.*

(Write the equation)

(Subtract *x* from each side)

(Simplify)

If *x *= 4,

(Subtract: )

Notice that the graph of (4, 2) is on the line.

The line equation graph.

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