Olivia H.

asked • 10/13/21

Write the equation of the line in standard form if it has a slope of -1/4 and has an x-intercept of 8.

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David W. answered • 10/13/21

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"multiplying on both sides by (-4), we get -4y = x + 2" . . . NO, we get "-4y = x -8 "
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David W.

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AND ... by the way, it is VERY EASY to see that the point (8,0) IS NOT ON THIS LINE.
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