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# The y intercept of a line l is 4. If the slope of l is

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21 May 2007, 04:29
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The y intercept of a line l is 4. If the slope of l is negative, which of the following could be the x intercept of l?

1. -1
2. 0
3. 6

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1 & 2
e) 1 & 3

Pls explain.
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21 May 2007, 04:45
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When the slope is negative and the Y interceptor is positive, we are forced to have the X interceptor positive.
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21 May 2007, 16:00
Thanks guys, the answer is C.
21 May 2007, 16:00
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