# Equation of a straight line.

1. Tom planted a bamboo on June 1st that was eight feet tall. In June it grew at the rate of five inches per day. Find the equation of the line that shows how tall the bamboo was each day in June.

2. Find the equation of the line that passes through the points (4,-2) and (2,4).

3. Find the equation of the line that passes through the point (2,5) and has a slope of -3

4. Find the slope and the y-intercept of the line 3x - 5y = 8

5. Find the equation of the vertical line that passes through the point (3,5)

6. Find the equation of the line that passes through the point (2,-3) and is perpendicular to the line y = 3x + 4.

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