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Math Help - Express point-slope form in slope-intercept form.

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    Express point-slope form in slope-intercept form.

    Hey guys,

    the task: Express y+4=-2/3 (x+2) in slope/intercept form.

    My answer:
    y+4=-2/3x -4/6
    y=-2/3x -4/6 -4
    y=-2/3x -4/6 -24/6
    y=-2/3x -28/6
    y=-2/3x -14/3

    I think there is a mistake or not?
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    Re: Express point-slope form in slope-intercept form.

    You made a mistake when distributing the -2/3 to the 2 on the right side in your first step. You should get -4/3.
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