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Linear Equation: Slope-Intercept Form

Given that the y-intercept of a line is (0,-5) and the slope is 1/3, find the equation of the line in slope-intercept form.

What is the x-intercept?

Find a point on the line. Plot the line.

Solution Summary

This provides an example of using a point and slope to write an equation of the line, find the x-intercept and another point on the line, and graph the line.