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    find the slope

    Find the slope and the y-intercept of the line.
    3) 4x + 7y = 40
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    Quote Originally Posted by Noelle View Post
    Find the slope and the y-intercept of the line.
    3) 4x + 7y = 40
    The slope-intercept form of a line is
    y = mx + b, where m is the slope, and b is the y-intercept.

    So solve your equation for y.

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    umm

    i don't understand...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Noelle View Post
    i don't understand...
    solve for y and pick the required numbers in the positions as shown. the coefficient of x is the slope and the lone constant is the y-intercept
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