Consider the linear equation 2x – 5y = 3.

(a) Write the linear equation in slope-intercept form.

(b) State the value of the slope.

(c) State the y-intercept for this line.

(d) State a point on this line other than the y-intercept.

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a) Slope-intercept form is y=mx+b. You must solve for 'y', and make the 'x' term the first one on the right side of the equation when you are finished.

b) The slope is the 'm' in the equation. it is the number (called the coefficient) that is with the 'x'

c) The y-intercept is the 'b' in the equation

d) If you get this far and someone hasn't already given you the answer, please post a reply and I will help you with this one. Thanks!

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(m)x+(b)form:(2/5)x- (3/5)