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Write an equation of a line with the given slope and yintercept. m = –5, b = –3



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THe form is y = mx + b just plug the numbers in.

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so its y=5*3+b ?

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Not quite.
\[\LARGE y= mx + b\]\[\large where\]\[\LARGE m = 5\]\[\LARGE b = 3\]So where m is, put in 5. WHere b is, plug in 3.

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y=5x+3

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Yup. However, + can be simplified to .
So, it would be y = 5x  3 :)

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ok, thank you :D

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np :)