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Writing a Linear Equation

Please answer the following question and show all of the steps which are required.

Question: A line passes through the point (x,y)=(-9,6) and has a slope of 3. Write the equation of the line.

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The equation of line with a slope 3 will be:

y = 3x + b

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Solution Summary

This solution provides an example of how to write the equation of a line when given a specific point with a slope. All required steps for solving this problem, and others of a similar nature, are shown.