Write the equation of the line in standard form if it has a slope of -1/4 and has an x-intercept of 8.
Most courses, teachers, and tutors will tell you to:
(1) use the slope-intercept form or an equation of a line since the slope is given (-1/4).
Then, (2) either use the point-slope form using the point (8,0) or just plug in x=8 and y=0 to find b (the y-intercept).
HOWEVER, by Algebra 2, you have converted formulas so many times that you should have noticed:
Standard Form: Ax+By=C
x-intercept (place where y=0): C/A
the equation (in Standard Form) is:
x + 4y = 8