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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 31RCC
To determine

What is the general equation of a line?

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 31RCC

  y=mx+b

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

What is the general equation of a line?

Calculation:

The equation of line has constant terms and constant multiples of the variables. Any polynomial with degree zero or one will represent a line.

the general equation of a line is,

  y=mx+b , where m is the slope , b is y -intercept and x is the variable.

Hence, the general equation of a line is y=mx+b

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