find the slope intercept form for the line satisfying the following conditions x intercept 3 y intercept 2 over 5

## find the slope intercept form for the line satisfying the following conditions x intercept 3 y intercept 2 over 5

# 2 Answers

You can start with the intercept form, and then transform it into the slope-intercept form.

Intercept form: x/3 + y/(2/5) = 1

Solve for y, y = (1-x/3)(2/5)

In the slope-intercept form: y = -(2/15)x + 2/5 <==Answer

Shauntale, there are few forms of linear equation you need to know:

*#1. Standard form: Ax + By = C (A>0) *

*#2. Slope-intercept form: y = mx + b ("m" is the slope of the line, "b" is y-intercept)*

*#3. Point-slope form: y -y _{1} = m(x - x_{1}) ("m" - slope, (x_{1} , y_{1}) is given point on the line)
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*#4. Intercept form: x / a + y / b = 1 (ab*≠0, "a" is x-intercept and "b" is y-intercept)

You can use #2, #3 or #4 form to solve the given problem. But, the most rational way will be to start with #4 , solve for "y" and you will get #2.

The final answer will be:

**2 2**

**y = – —— x + ——**

**15 5**
## Comments

so my answer is 2 over 5

Yes, the y-intercept is 2/5.

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