How do you graph # f(x)=-5x-1# by plotting points?

1 Answer
Jul 26, 2016

Answer:

Evaluate the function for some arbitrary values of #x# (at least two, but three or more would be better to ensure no errors).
Plot the resulting coordinate pairs and draw a line through them.

Explanation:

Sample points

#{:(underline(color(black)(x)),color(white)("XXX"),underline(color(black)(f(x)))), (-2,,9),(0,,-1),(2,,-11) :}#

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