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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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Find the y-intercept of the line passing through the point (14,12) and having slope 2/7

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

So the y intercept is 8.

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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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thank you. I see what I did wrong.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Start off with the general form y = mx + b.

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