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How do you find the equation of a line?

Write an equation in slope-intercept form, if possible, for each line.

1. The line through (0, -2) that is parallel to the line y = -1/3x + 6.

2. The line through (0, 4) with slope -1/2.

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y = mx + b is the form you need.

Slope is m in this case and b is the intercept for the line in question.

1. Since the line ...

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The equations of the lines are found.