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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.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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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.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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