# Math Help - equations

1. ## equations

The equation of a line is 3x + 2y + k = 0. Find the value of k if the line passes through the point (0, 4).

2. Originally Posted by nikki
The equation of a line is 3x + 2y + k = 0. Find the value of k if the line passes through the point (0, 4).
The point (0,4) means that when x = 0, y = 4. We can substitute these values into the equation:

$3(0)+2(4)+k=0$

$k=-8$