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Need to get clarification on the following: y + 1/2 = -1/3(x +1/2)

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We start out with y + 1/2 = -1/3 (x + 1/2).

First, distribute the -1/3 on the right side:

y + 1/2 = (-1/3)x - 1/6

Now, subtract 1/2 from both ...

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