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Question 644605

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y=-4x-2

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jim_thompson5910(35256)

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I’m assuming you want to graph this.

Looking at

we can see that the equation is in slope-intercept form

where the slope is

and the y-intercept is

Since

this tells us that the y-intercept is

.Remember the y-intercept is the point where the graph intersects with the y-axis

So we have one point

Now since the slope is comprised of the “rise” over the “run” this means

Also, because the slope is

, this means:

which shows us that the rise is -4 and the run is 1. This means that to go from point to point, we can go down 4 and over 1

So starting at

, go down 4 units

and to the right 1 unit to get to the next point

Now draw a line through these points to graph

So this is the graph of

through the points

and

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