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    Slope of a line

    The slope of a line is 1/3. If the line passes through point A at (0,-4), what is the equation of the line?

    A. y = -1/3x + 4

    B. y = 1/3x + 4

    C. y = 1/3x - 4

    D. y = 1/3x
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    Use y=mx+b, where m is the slope and b is the y intercept.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HRoseJ View Post
    The slope of a line is 1/3. If the line passes through point A at (0,-4), what is the equation of the line?

    A. y = -1/3x + 4

    B. y = 1/3x + 4

    C. y = 1/3x - 4

    D. y = 1/3x
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