So, the equation that I'm given is this: 7y + 12x -2 = 0 and I'm told to determine the y-intercept and the slope of this line, but I'm not entirely sure how to go about doing that. Any help would be appreciated!
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Originally Posted by Rumor So, the equation that I'm given is this: 7y + 12x -2 = 0 and I'm told to determine the y-intercept and the slope of this line, but I'm not entirely sure how to go about doing that. Any help would be appreciated! Manipulate into the form y=mx+c. m is the slope and c is the y-intercept
Originally Posted by Rumor So, the equation that I'm given is this: 7y + 12x -2 = 0 and I'm told to determine the y-intercept and the slope of this line, but I'm not entirely sure how to go about doing that. Any help would be appreciated! If you solve the equation for y in terms of x you will get the equation in slope intercept form.
Originally Posted by Rumor So, the equation that I'm given is this: 7y + 12x -2 = 0 and I'm told to determine the y-intercept and the slope of this line, but I'm not entirely sure how to go about doing that. Any help would be appreciated!
Last edited by Vesicant; Oct 20th 2009 at 04:25 AM.
The gradient ( ) is , and the y-intercept ( ) is .
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