given that g is a linear function with slope =-4 and g (-2)=2, write the equation that defines g.

need ur help guys...i'm completely lost

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- March 24th 2010, 06:12 PMalessandromangionegiven that g is a linear function with slope =-4 and g (-2)=2, write the equation tha
given that g is a linear function with slope =-4 and g (-2)=2, write the equation that defines g.

need ur help guys...i'm completely lost - March 24th 2010, 07:10 PMskeeter
- March 24th 2010, 08:16 PMalessandromangione
why in the last part u put m(x-(-2)) ? isn't x1 2 ?

- March 24th 2010, 08:26 PMpickslides
- March 25th 2010, 04:03 AMHallsofIvy
Also, any linear function can be written g(x)= mx+ b where "m" is the slope. You are told that m= -4 so g(x)= -4x+ b. Now put x= -2, g(x)= g(-2)= 2 and solve for b.

g(-2)= 2 means that x= -2, y= 2.