# Which statement describes the graph?

A. The graph crosses the y-axis at (0, 5), increasing from x = –10 to x = 2 and decreasing from x = 2 to x = 10.

B. The graph crosses the y-axis at (–5, 0), increasing from x = –10 to x = 2 and remaining constant from x = 2 to x = 10.

C. The graph crosses the y-axis at (0, 5), increasing from x = –10 to x = 0 and remaining constant from x = 0 to x = 10.

D. The graph crosses the y-axis at (0, 5), increasing from x = –10 to x = 2 and remaining constant from x = 2 to x = 10.

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rmshahid0011D. The graph indeed starts with x=-10 and increases constantly until x=2 and then remains consistent until x=10 and passes through the point (0,5)

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carlosegoFor this case, the first thing you should observe is that you have a different function in two distinct intervals. We have then: For [-10, 2]: The linear function has a positive slope, therefore it grows and cuts the y-axis at the point (0, 5) For [2, 10]: We have a constant function whose equation is: y = 5 Answer: D. The graph crosses the y-axis at (0, 5), increasing from x = -10 to x = 2 and remaining constant from x = 2 to x = 10.