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Find the equation of the line with slope 3/7 and that passes through the point (14,8) Write your answer in the form y = mx + b

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substitute the slope for m: $$y = {3 \over 7}x + b$$.

Now, plug in the point $$(14,8)$$ and solve for b: $$8 = {3 \over 7} \times 14 + b$$.

Solving for b, we find $$b = 2$$, so our answer is $$\color{brown}\boxed{y = {3 \over 7}x + 2}$$

Jul 3, 2022