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  1. #1
    grodriguez
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    Find the slope and y-intercept

    Find the slope and y-intercept for each line

    3x+5y+10=0

    Can anyone help me. I am lost with these problems.
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    First you can put it into gradient/intercept form: y = mx + c
    i.e.
    3x+5y+10 = 0;
    5y = -3x - 10
    y = -3/5x - 2

    hence the gradient/slope = -3/5 and the y intercept is -2
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