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# Slope=3/5, y-intercept is (0,-8/5) - Office Equipment & Supplies

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SOURCE: y=x does it pass through

y=x passes through the origin with a positive slope of 1

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A straight line can be written in the form y=mx+b, where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept.

In this case, we are given the slope (2) and the y-intercept (-3).

y=2x-3

Good luck,

Paul

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### How to solve and graph the equation 4x+y+0

The easiest way to solve and graph and equation is to put the equation into the slope intercept form y = mx + b, where m is the slope and b in the y-intercept.

To do this, we subtract 4x from both sides and get y = -4x + 0.

From this we know m = -4 (slope) and the y-intercept is 0.

I always start with the y-intercept and put a point there. Thus, we have a point at (0,0). Using this as a starting point, we now use the slope of -4 to get future points. Since it is negative, we go one unit to the left and up four units. So we have the point (-1,4). Using a ruler, we connect these points and continue on both sides to produce the line.

There is also a great free online program/app called Desmos that you can use to check your work. Type in the equation of the line and it will graph it for you.

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### How do I graph 4x+y=0

The easiest way to solve and graph and equation is to put the equation into the slope intercept form y = mx + b, where m is the slope and b in the y-intercept.

To do this, we subtract 4x from both sides and get y = -4x + 0.

From this we know m = -4 (slope) and the y-intercept is 0.

I always start with the y-intercept and put a point there. Thus, we have a point at (0,0). Using this as a starting point, we now use the slope of -4 to get future points. Since it is negative, we go one unit to the left and up four units. So we have the point (-1,4). Using a ruler, we connect these points and continue on both sides to produce the line.

There is also a great free online program/app called Desmos that you can use to check your work. Type in the equation of the line and it will graph it for you.

Good luck,

Paul

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### Write the slope intercept form of the equation of the line through the given point (-2, -3), slope=1/2

The "slope intercept form of the equation of a (the) line" is y=mx+b, where m is the slope of the line and b is the y-intercept.

We are given the slope of 1/2, so m= 1/2.

We can now write y=1/2 x + b.

Since the point (-2,-3) is on the line, we can substitute it in and solve for b. We put the -2 in for x and -3 in for y.

-3 = 1/2(-2) +b
-3 = -1 + b
-3 + 1 = -1 + b +1
-2 =b

Thus, the equation of the line is y= 1/2 x -2

To check if we did this correctly, plug in the point (-2, -3) to see if it works.
Left Side Right Side
-3 = 1/2 (-2) -2
= -1-2
= -3

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### Slope and y intercept

Slope is 1 and y-intercept is 4. y = mx + b. Add y to both sides to get x + 4 = y . m then = slope (1) x = x

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### How do I use this calculator to find the x and y intercepts when the problem has both the x and y letters. it will not allow me to enter the full equation. example problem is 2x-5y=20 and I need to find...

x-intercept (or zero of the function)
Set y=0 in the equation and solve fo x: 2x-5(0)=20 and x=20/2=10

y-intercept (initial value)
Set x= 0 in the equation and solve for y: 2(0)-5y=20 and y=20/(-5)=-4

If the equation is in the slope-intercept form y=ax+b
1. y-intercept is b
2. To get the x-intercept ( zero of the function) Set y=0=ax+b, and x=-b/a

Aug 27, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

That is an equation describing a straight line. The "slope-intercept" form of a line is

y = mx + b

where m is the slope (change in y-value / change in x-value)
and b is the y-intercept (the point where the line crosses the y-axis when x=0)

Positive slope means the line is rising and negative slope means it's falling.

You can rewrite the original equation 2x - 4y -9 = 0 in slope-intercept form:

y = (1/2)x - (9/4)

So you know the slope is positive 1/2 (line rises 1 y-unit for each 2 x-unit change) and crosses the y-axis at -9/4. With this information you can graph the line.

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### How do i solve y=x-3

y = x -3
This is a linear problem- so the usual way to solve the graph would be to solve where x = 0 and y= 0
if you use the format y = slope (m) * x + y intercept (b)- you would set y = 0
at that point it would be 0 = x -3 x = 3 Therefore where y = 0, x = 3. In a graph, that would point to the coordinate (3,0) for the x-intercept. To find the y-intercept, you'd set x = 0 at that point, you'd have the y-intercept being (0,-3)
so if y = 1, x would be 4; if y = 2, x = 5, and so on

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