waheguru
How do you find the equation of a line when you are only given slope and the x intercept



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manning14
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y=mx+b!

waheguru
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yea but how do i find b

waheguru
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or y

manning14
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m being slope, and you have a point so solve for b, the xintercept being your point

anonymous
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x intercept means you have the point (a,0) use point  slope
\[y0=m(xa)\]

rye
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confused

Mertsj
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if you know the x intercept you know a point. Use point slope form.

manning14
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for example if the intercept was (1,0) then 0= m(1) +b

rye
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okay i listenin

waheguru
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ok the slope is 1/2 and x int is 10 so what do i do

rye
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you would divide or subtract i think

waheguru
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help

rye
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huh