# Difference between revisions of "2004 AMC 12A Problems/Problem 5"

## Problem

The graph of the line $y=mx+b$ is shown. Which of the following is true?

$\mathrm {(A)} mb<-1 \qquad \mathrm {(B)} -1 $01$

## Solution

The line appears to have a slope of $-\dfrac{1}{2}$ and y-intercept of $\dfrac{4}{5}$ up.

$\dfrac{4}{5}\cdot \dfrac{-1}{2}=\dfrac{-4}{10} \Rightarrow \mathrm {(B)}$

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