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how do i find "b" in slope intercept form?

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the b for the formula y=mx+b of the equation y=2/3*x + 6 is b=6.  That's the y-intercept.
y-intercept form is:  y = mx + b
 
given:  y = (-2/3)x + 6 
 
 
so, m = -2/3 and b = 6
 
so y-intercept is (0, 6)