# How do you graph the line #-4x - 16y = 4#?

##### 1 Answer

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#### Explanation:

The easiest way is to manipulate the equation into the form of

The assign different values to x from which you can then calculate the corresponding value for y. For a straight line graph you only need two points that you can join up and extend to give the graph plot. How ever, 3 points are better as it increases the chance of showing up any error. All 3 points should line up.

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Given;

To make the

Subtract #color(blue)(4x) from both sides

Divide both sides by 16

But

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